E-T Staff Report

Stephenville Apartments building 900 was evacuated Wednesday morning after a fire ignited on the second floor balcony walkway. Firefighters chopped away at the balcony in an effort to ensure that the fire was completely extinguished. Stephenville Fire Marshal and Inspector Cody Derrick, who also responded to the scene, was not able to immediately determine the official cause of the fire, he did rule out the possibility of an electrical fire.