A cigarette started an apartment fire in Dallas Sunday afternoon.
The Dallas Fire Department said that a patio fire at the Creekview Apartments in the 1400 block of Preston Road was likely caused by a cigarette.
Officials said that the fire started at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday on a second-floor balcony of the apartment complex. Strong winds caused the patio fire to spread.
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Firefighters said that there was damage to the outside of two apartment units.
No one was injured in the fire.