Family homeless after fire rips through Far West Side townhomes

Fire at home on 1200 block of Longmont Drive (SBG San Antonio)

SAN ANTONIO -- Fire damaged three homes on the Far West Side Wednesday afternoon.

A San Antonio Fire Department spokesperson said when firefighters arrived at the townhomes on the 1200 block of Longmont around 2 p.m. Wednesday, there was "heavy involvement" and a second alarm was sounded. The fire spread throughout the units.

The spokesperson said they believe only one of the three units was occupied and confirmed one family with two adults and five children was displaced. Red Cross was called to help the family.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. No injuries were reported.

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