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Fire crews battle early morning blaze at an apartment complex in Flour Bluff

Bay Apartments fire
Posted at 7:39 AM, Aug 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-29 15:56:44-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas  — Corpus Christi Fire Department and ESD #2 responded to a call for a structure fire on the 9300 block of SPID around 6:25 a.m.

According to witnesses, flames could be seen coming from the windows of an apartment at the Bay Club Apartment Complex, and heavy smoke was present along SPID.

"Actually, the fire was on the downstairs apartment here on the corner. There are eight units in the building, and it was contained to just one apartment," said Battalion Chief Jackie Burrows.

Fire crews evacuated one resident in the apartment, and there were no major injuries reported.

According to a social media post from Nueces County ESD # 2, a large presence of Fire crews and EMS units were in the area.

"We attacked the fire from both sides, so they did a pretty good job," said Burrows.

The blaze is currently under investigation, and detectives are currently on the scene determining what sparked the apartment fire.

Bay Apartments fire