The utility room of an apartment on Starboard Drive was damaged Wednesday in a fire, a St. George Fire Protection District spokesman said.

Firefighters were called to the apartment at 1667 Starboard to find neighbors throwing water on the flames, Eldon Ledoux said. Firefighters extinguished the fire in 15 minutes.

The fire damaged a utility room near the front door of the apartment, Ledoux said. The rest of the apartment received moderate smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.