SHERMAN, Tex. -- An apartment fire off of Texoma Parkway in Sherman had crews busy much of Saturday night. Firefighters received the initial call from the Sherman Police Department around 7:00 p.m. regarding an active fire at the Hilltop Apartments.
When the officer arrived on the scene, officials say he was told there were several children still inside the unit. With the help of neighbors, the officer was able to save the children. The fire was under control shortly after. The fire began when the children started to play with a lighter.
No one was hurt during the fire. The family will be moved to another location for the night due to smoke damage.