The Killeen Fire Department extinguished an apartment complex fire on the 2700 block of Trimmier Road that started about 12:02 p.m.
Crews arrived on scene within five minutes of dispatch and reported flames coming from a second-floor balcony at the rear of the building, extending to the attic space of the 12-unit building.
A total 29 fire personnel responded, including four engines, two tower ladders, one heavy rescue, two ambulances, two battalion chief and two EMS captains The fire was brought under control within 30 minutes of arrival on the scene.
Damage from fire and smoke cause eight of the 12 units to be uninhabitable. The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is working with the apartment complex to assist the displaced residents.
The Fire Marshal’s office was on scene and is investigating the cause of the fire, which is undetermined at this time.
There were no injuries to any firefighters or residents.