Apartment Building Evacuated in Amarillo

Amarillo, TX

A number of people remain out of their Amarillo apartments after a late night fire on Thursday.

The entire apartment building evacuated when the fire began after 9pm.

It happened at 3116 West 27th Avenue.

The Amarillo Fire Department says the electrical fire started on the outside of the two story building near a security light.

The flames quickly ran up the side of the apartments.

All the fire damage stayed outside, although several apartments suffered smoke damage