1 Hospitalized After Fire Breaks Out at Northwest Dallas Apartments

One person was hospitalized Saturday afternoon when a fire damaged an apartment building in northwest Dallas.The two-alarm blaze was first reported about 1:30 p.m. at the Villas del Zocalo apartments in the 3300 block of Webb Chapel Extension, according to Dallas Fire-Rescue.Firefighters extinguished the fire in less than an hour, Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans said.He said one person was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.Three apartments were damaged, displacing several residents. They received assistance from the American Red Cross, Evans said.He said the fire was sparked by an electrical short in the wiring inside a third-floor unit.  Continue reading...

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