The call went out to five fire department companies just after 3:10 a.m. Wednesday morning to an apartment building fire in the 3900 block of Northwest 82nd Street.
That is south of Barry and east of Green Hills Roads.
Fire was reported showing from the roof of the 3-story building when the first fire crew arrived- and at least 4 additional fire companies were ordered with a "1st-alarm" response at 3:23 a.m..
The flames were declared under control at 3:32 a.m..
The occupants of the building had to wait outside in 10-degree weather- and eight people- "six adults and two children-" were rendered temporarily homeless.