Two-alarm fire at Serrano Creek Apartments displaces eight families

A two-alarm fire at the Serrano Creek Apartments, 513 Dickey Road. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

A fire Thursday night forced residents of the Serrano Creek Apartments, 513 Dickey Road, out into the cold air as Grand Prairie firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at the complex.

©Bob Fitch – 2017

The fire that was called in just after 10 pm, heavily damaged two units in building number 1. The remain six units of the building received smoke and water damage forcing eight families to relocate to vacant units on the property. Eight families in an adjacent building were temporarily displaced but are expected to return to their units on Friday.

Crisis Response Ministry and the Grand Prairie Emergency Management are helping the victims with their current needs.

©Bob Fitch – 2017

Battalion Chief Joe Harvey said there was no resident or firefighter injured in the fire. He said the cause of the fire is under investigation.