- Associated Press - Thursday, February 11, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on a fire at a Phoenix apartment complex (all times local):

11:55 a.m.

The American Red Cross is opening a shelter at a Phoenix high school for dozens of people displaced by a fire at a midtown apartment complex.

Red Cross spokesman Steven Solomon say the shelter at Arcadia High School will provide a place to sleep and other assistance to about 80 people displaced by the Thursday morning fire.

A Phoenix Fire Department spokesman earlier said the fire caused no injuries but that approximately 40 units in a building at the complex would not be habitable because of damage from smoke, flames and water.

Cause of the fire remains under investigation.

9:50 a.m.

The American Red Cross says its volunteers are assisting approximately 20 residents of a midtown Phoenix apartment complex where multiple units were damaged by a fire.

Red Cross spokesman Steve Solomon says volunteers will assess damages and assist people displaced by the fire with their needs for shelter, food and clothing.

A Phoenix Fire Department spokesman said cause of the fire is under investigation.

Capt. Aaron Ernsberger says cause of the Thursday morning fire remains under investigation.

He says the fire started on the second floor of the three-story building and spread to the third floor.

Ernsberger says the building has about 40 units.

8:40 a.m.

A Phoenix Fire Department spokesman says there were no injuries from a fire at a midtown apartment complex but that numerous residents may be displaced by damage from flames, smoke and water.

Capt. Aaron Ernsberger says cause of the Thursday morning fire remains under investigation.

He says the fire started on the second floor of the three-story building and spread to the third floor.

Ernsberger says the building has about 40 units and that he thinks many or most of the residents will be displaced at least temporarily.

Ernsberger says many residents had already left for work and that evacuation of the complex went smoothly.

8:15 a.m.

Phoenix firefighters are at a midtown apartment complex where a fire prompted a massive response.

A department spokesman said crews at the scene arriving at the complex Thursday morning reported heavy smoke and flames from the third floor. News video later showed firefighters cutting holes in the roof to ventilate a building.

Fire Capt. Aaron Ernsberger said nobody was killed but that he was still gathering information about the fire.

Dozens of fire engines and other units were initially dispatched. A short time later, the response still was large but some units had been released.

The complex is on the 2900 block of East Indian School Road.

8:05 a.m.

The Phoenix Fire Department has sent a massive response to a fire at a midtown apartment complex.

Dozens of fire engines and other units were dispatched Thursday morning to the scene on the 2900 block of East Indian School Road.

A department spokesman said crews at the scene reported heavy smoke and flames from the third floor.

There was no immediate report of any injuries and no additional information was immediately available.

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