Massive fire at apartment complex under construction in Phoenix - KCTV5

Massive fire at apartment complex under construction in Phoenix

(Source: Debbie Raleigh) (Source: Debbie Raleigh)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) -

Phoenix firefighters are battling a three-story apartment complex fire at 22nd and Northern avenues.

More than 100 firefighters responded to the fire around 3 a.m. Saturday morning.  The building was under construction.

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Twenty people from neighboring homes were evacuated. ADOT closed the Northern exit off I-17 at Northern because of the amount of smoke billowing over the freeway.  Drivers are urged to avoid Northern Avenue from 19th Avenue to 23rd Avenue.

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