Early-morning fire damages two residences; one person injured


    Firefighters doused a blaze at 110 N. La Salle early this morning. One resident was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation. (Courtesy: ABC 7 Amarillo-Steve Douglass)

    A resident was treated early this morning at the scene of a fire at 110 N. La Salle, according to a news release from the Amarillo Fire Department.

    Shortly after 3 a.m. firefighters were sent to the North La Salle address where they found a detached car port and storage building fully engulfed in flames.

    The exterior of a home at 108 N. La Salle also was damage.

    • According to the news release:
    • Date: Friday, Aug. 17
    • Address: 110 N. LaSalle
    • Time of : 3:07 a.m.
    • Arrival time: 3:10 a.m.
    • Under control: 3:46 a.m.
    • Units on scene: 7
    • Firefighters on scene: 18
    • Damage: $60,000

    Details:

    • APD officers arrived on scene and evacuated occupants of both addresses.
    • One occupant, living in a rear apartment of 110 N La Salle was evaluated by AMS and was treated, on scene, for minor smoke inhalation.
    • The Amarillo Fire Marshal's Office responded to the address, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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