Massive SAFD response at north-side apartment building

Officials said around 10 p.m. that the blaze was extinguished. At least one person was injured.

SAN ANTONIO — More than 40 fire engines responded to a north San Antonio apartment building as first responders rescued residents from reported flames and smoke. 

San Antonio Fire Department officials told KENS 5 around 9:45 p.m. that the blaze was mostly extinguished, and they were in the process of evacuating the building while coordinating rescues via the balconies of Blanco Apartments, a single-structure complex located off West Huisache. 

At least one victim could be seen transported away in an ambulance. It’s unknown at this time how many total residents are injured or displaced as a result of the fire. 

This is a developing story. Check back with for updates. 



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