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Firefighters respond to apartment fire in Paso Robles

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Posted at 9:17 AM, Sep 21, 2021

UPDATE (2:12 p.m.) - Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services released a statement about the fire,

Paso Robles fire crews responded to reports of a multi-family residential structure fire on Alamo Creek Dr. in Paso Robles at about 8:14 a.m.

The first firefighters to arrive saw that two units in an eight-unit apartment building were emitting heavy fire, the report says.

Paso Robles Fire requested additional mutual-aid resources to respond to the fire.

Two fire engines, one ladder truck and two Battalion Chiefs from Paso Robles responded. Additionally, four fire engines, one breathing support and one Battalion Chief from CAL FIRE SLO, one fire engine from Templeton Fire, one ladder truck from Atascadero Fire, one fire engine from Atascadero State Hospital Fire and one fire engine from San Miguel Fire all responded to the fire.

In all, 39 firefighters responded to the fire.

Paso Robles Police Department arrived to help with evacuations.

San Luis Ambulance Service and American Red Cross were also on scene.

Officials say that two residents of the apartment had to jump from the second story window to escape the flames, but were uninjured.

One dog was killed in the fire.

Forty residents of the apartment have been displaced by the fire. The American Red Cross is working with them.

Officials say they are still looking into the cause of the fire.

Fire crews responded to an apartment fire on Alamo Creek Road in Paso Robles on Tuesday.

According to CAL FIRE SLO, fire officials responded to the call at Dry Creek Apartments at around 8:04 a.m.

Multiple fire crews responded to the second alarm call, including CAL FIRE SLO and Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services.

In a video shared on social media, flames were visible from the top and bottom levels of the apartment.

Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services said 40 residents were displaced by the fire.

No injuries were reported.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.