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Oakridge apartment fire started from first floor chimney

A Sunday night apartment fire appears to have started in a first floor apartment chimney.

The Amarillo Fire Department was dispatched to a fire at the Oakridge Apartments at 2727 Virginia Circle around 9:50 p.m.

Fire crews arrived on scene at the two story complex to find smoke and fire.

Approximately 20 occupants were evacuated from the building.

The fire appears to have started from the chimney on the first floor, and extended up onto the second floor and through the roof. The fire was called under control at 10:19 p.m. 

No injuries were reported. The Red Cross was called out to the scene to assist one family.

The Fire Marshal's office ruled the cause of the fire as undetermined.  

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