On December 3, 2023, emergency responders from the Denton Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire at an apartment complex located in the 1200 block of Dallas Drive. The incident prompted the activation of a Second Alarm to assist in bringing the blaze under control.
Fire officials declared the situation under control at 2:47 a.m., after concerted efforts to contain the fire. One fatality has been reported in connection with the incident.
The Red Cross has been notified to provide assistance to the more than 20 individuals displaced by the fire. The 16-unit building has suffered significant damage, and efforts are underway to support those affected by this unfortunate event.
The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing, and further details will be released as they become available.