Fire displaces residents, destroys Phoenix apartments

Several people have been displaced from their homes following an apartment fire in Phoenix on Thursday night.

The Phoenix Fire Department says when crews arrived at the apartments near 19th Avenue and Van Buren, they found flames shooting from the roof and heavy smoke.

Firefighters were able to control the fire quickly, however, two apartments were destroyed by the fire and several residents are now without a home.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.