Livingston FD extinguishes apartment complex fire, residents displaced

POLK COUNTY, Texas (KETK) — The Livingston Fire Department responded to an apartment complex fire on Friday, affecting eight to 10 apartment units.

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According to the fire department, they received a call at 6 a.m. of a structure fire at the Pine Hills apartments on 1025 W Church Drive. The fire department said no one was injured and residents were taken to a safe location. The fire was reportedly extinguished at around 9:45 a.m.

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Courtesy of the South Polk County Volunteer Fire Department

The Livingston Fire Department was assisted by the Onalaska FD, Scenic Loop FD and Alabama-Coushatta FD.

Over the past week, Polk County was issued a disaster declaration and a mandatory evacuation order after determining the county was facing a “significant threat to life and property.” The county has been dealing with severe weather including flooding.

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