Carlsbad Fire Department investigates Monday fire at apartment complex

The Carlsbad, NM municipal Fire Department

The cause of an early morning fire Monday at a Carlsbad apartment complex was undetermined and under investigation, according to the City of Carlsbad.

The fire was contained to a single apartment, which consisted of eight residential units at the Vista Del Rio Apartment Complex, located at 1300 North Pate Street. The fire was reported at 5:30 a.m., read a City of Carlsbad news release and dispatch logs from the Regional Emergency Dispatch Authority (REDA) in Artesia.

There were no deaths and no major injuries were reported. Some residents did complain of smoke inhalation, the news release indicated.

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Some nearby apartment buildings were temporarily evacuated as a precaution, according to the release.