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Tyler apartment fire started by cigarette butt

TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

Emergency officials responding to a reported structure fire in Southeast Tyler on Friday.

Around 2:10 Friday afternoon, crews were called out to Fox Run Apartments, off Loop 323 in Tyler, to a structure fire where smoke was visible.

Officials on the scene said the fire started from a cigarette that was thrown from a second-story balcony.

The cigarette landed on a wood-railing of a patio below, and started a small fire.

Crews have extinguished the blaze.

There were no injuries or evacuations reported.

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