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Three families displaced after fire at Tyler apartment complex

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TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

The Tyler Fire Department responded to a call Friday afternoon at The Arbors on Chimney Rock in south Tyler.

The initial call came in at 2:49 p.m.. The caller reported seeing fire in the wall. Crews gained control of the fire around 3:51 p.m.

Officials say maintenance personnel for the complex were performing plumbing work when the fire in a wall was discovered. Apartment personnel attempted to put the fire out until firefighters arrived.

Three out of four apartments in the building were occupied, but no one was home at the time of the fire. All three families will be displaced until repairs are made. The four apartments in the building were damaged with smoke, heat and fire.

Investigators say the fire was accidental.

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