JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Firefighters from Jacksonville Fire Rescue were called early Wednesday to a fire that broke out at an apartment complex being built on Jacksonville’s Westside, at the intersection of Jammes Road and Sweetbay Lane.
According to JFRD, no one was hurt in the 2-alarm blaze.
The first call came in at approximately 3:15 a.m. Wednesday and all totaled, three buildings that were under construction went up in flames.
3 apartment buildings under construction on Jammes Road are destroyed from this fire that started a little after 3 a.m. @THEJFRD says no one was hurt and the cause is under investigation. @wjxt4 Video courtesy: @THEJFRD pic.twitter.com/ooP7v12P5o— Aaron Farrar (@aaronfarrarNews) October 5, 2022
Officials said the cause of the fire is unknown, but Capt. Eric Prosswimmer said the fire is considered suspicious.
Fire crews shut down several streets in the surrounding area in order to get access to fire hydrants.
Here’s all that’s left of one of those apartments. A portion of the woods in the back of the complex also caught fire as well. @wjxt4 pic.twitter.com/Y9HLfyRfca— Aaron Farrar (@aaronfarrarNews) October 5, 2022