Fire Damage at Anaheim Apartment Complex Estimated at $2 Million

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An apartment building that was still under construction in Anaheim caught fire and partially collapsed Tuesday morning in a dramatic blaze that caused an estimated $2 million in damage.


Part of a housing development in Anaheim caught fire on Tuesday. (Credit: KTLA)

The fire was located south of the 5 Freeway near the intersection of North Muller Street and West Lincoln Avenue (map) and was reported to the Anaheim Fire & Rescue department just before 8:30 a.m., according to a fire department dispatcher.

Aerial video from Sky5 showed multiple apartment buildings in the area, many of which appeared to still be under construction.

One of the buildings was heavily damaged and appeared to have suffered a partial collapse.

Smoke was visible for miles as more than 80 firefighters responded to the construction site blaze.

There were no reports of injuries as a result of the fire, according to a tweet from the Anaheim Police Department.

Investigators were working to determine the cause and origin of the fire, the fire department said on Twitter. Representatives from the building estimated the damage at $2 million, the tweet stated.

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