Crews battle 3-alarm fire at Memphis apartment complex

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MEMPHIS, Tenn (WATN) – Memphis firefighters battled a massive fire in downtown Memphis early Friday morning at the Forum Flats Apartments.

MFD was called to the apartment complex at 299 S. Danny Thomas before 6 a.m.  This is in the area of Danny Thomas and Pontotoc.

They are calling this a 3-alarm fire. A multi-alarm fire is based on the number of units and firefighters responding to a fire.

The complex that is on fire is new, under construction and unoccupied.

Several streets downtown are closed.

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