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Aggressive attack keeps apartment fire confined to 1 room

Released by the Tyler Fire Department:

TYLER, TX - Monday night at 8:46 p.m. Tyler Fire responded to a 2-alarm apartment fire at 601 N. Bois D Arc.

Upon arrival there was fire and smoke showing. An aggressive attack by firefighters kept the fire confined to a single room. There was smoke and water damage to other areas.

The cause of the fire was an overloaded extension cord. The tenant had too many appliances plugged into a series of two very light weight extension cords that were only designed to operate a table lamp or similar electrical load.

There were no injuries reported.

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