Fort Worth

18 people displaced by large apartment fire in southwest Fort Worth

Eighteen people were displaced Tuesday by a two-alarm apartment fire in Fort Worth.

The fire was reported at an apartment complex near the intersection of Woodway Drive and Altamesa Boulevard in far southwest Fort Worth about 12:15 p.m., according to fire call sheets.

A second alarm was called, and 20 Fort Worth Fire Department vehicles responded, according to the Fort Worth Firefighters Association. The fire was under control by 1:30 p.m.

No one was injured. The fire affected 16 apartments, damaging eight, according to the Fort Worth Police Department’s Twitter page.

The Red Cross will assist the 18 people displaced.

Mark David Smith: 817-390-7808, @MarkSmith_FWST