Electrical malfunction blamed in Fresno Apt Fire

FRESNO, Calif.

The fire broke out around 2:40 p.m., in an apartment complex at Shaw and Maple.

Fresno Firefighters say when they arrived, heavy smoke was seen coming out of an apartment unit. They were able to quickly put out the fire and keep it from spreading.

It took firefighters just three minutes to get to the scene, and the fire was out within eight minutes.

Damage is estimated at $25,000.

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