Mercedes (KFXV) — Authorities investigate a fire that broke out at an apartment complex.
Dozens of people were displaced and more than ten vehicles destroyed.
This Mercedes court apartment resident says police told them to evacuate the building while fire crews extinguished the flames near their home…Authorities say the flames broke out around 2:30 this morning at the parking garage near the apartment complex on the 500 block of South Ohio Avenue.
A total of 13 vehicles inside the garage were completely destroyed.
Hidalgo County Fire Marshals along with the Regional Arson Task Force are helping the city’s fire department to determine the cause of the blaze.
Police released a picture they identified as a person of interest.
Authorities tell us a person of interest is under custody.