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Almost 40 tenants evacuated from their apartments due to 2-alarm fire

When firefighters arrived, they found heavy fire coming from a second floor apartment.

SAN ANTONIO — A fire early Tuesday morning at an apartment complex on the northside has displaced almost 40 tenants from their homes.

It happened just before 3 a.m. at The Place at Oak Hills apartments off Northwest Military Highway near Lockhill Selma Road.

When first responders arrived, they found flames shooting out of a second floor apartment. A second alarm was called and firefighters began evacuating everyone out of the building. 

Approximately 30-40 people evacuated and gathered at the nearby basketball court.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire and but are still checking for any hot spots to ensure the fire doesn't spread to any other units.

No injuries have been reported and no word yet on what may have started the fire.

One of the residents who was displaced created a GoFundMe account you can access here.

This is a developing story. 

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