At 17:37hrs units were dispatched to the reported apartment fire in the 3000 block of Dove Country Dr. Upon arrival smoke was reported from the rear of a 2-story OMD with occupants reporting the patio was on fire. Battalion 21, during completion of a 360, reported heavy fire from the Division 1 patio auto-exposing to Division 2 with Truck 21 assigned as fire attack thru the front door. Upon arrival of Ladder 31 the assignment to check for extension was given, Engine 23 assigned to search and Engine 3 reported to Side C to open up the exterior wall. With the fire knocked down and searches negative the scene was held until arrival of FBCFMO. Upon completion of assignments all units returned to service.