Fire crews battle 3-alarm apartment blaze

Published On: Mar 18 2013 09:14:20 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 18 2013 09:47:27 PM CDT

Fire crews battled a 3-alarm blaze at an apartment fire in northwest Houston.

The fire broke out around 8 p.m. Monday at the Woods on LaMonte Apartments, officials say.

In total, 16 units were affected and have smoke and water damage, authorities said.

The Red Cross is being called to the scene to help residents.

No further information was immediately available.