LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - Fire crews are investigating an apartment fire that happened Monday in Longview.
According to Kevin May, Public Information Officer for the Longview Fire Department, crews responded around 5:00 p.m. to the Summer Green Apartments on East Hawkins Parkway.
The fire was located in two upstairs units. Those units received heavy smoke and fire damage. Two other units on the bottom floor have received water damage.
All apartments but one were occupied. A firefighter received second-degree burns after a piece of the roof fell on and burned through his protective gear. He was treated at the scene.
No other injuries were reported.
Crews are working to overhaul the damaged units and begin their investigation into what caused the fire.
The Red Cross is assisting the displaced occupants of the five units.