Multiple engines, trucks and battalion chiefs arrived to find flames coming from two second-floor apartments.
All of the residents were able to escape on their own, but two suffered minor injuries and one was taken by ambulance to a hospital. That person's condition was not immediately available Tuesday afternoon. No pets or animals were injured, firefighters said.
The fire was extinguished, leaving the two apartments with heavy damage and several nearby units suffering smoke and water damage. Preliminary evidence suggests the fire began on a second-floor balcony before spreading inside, apparently triggering a smoke alarm that woke at least one resident who escaped safely.
The apartment building's manager and an insurance company were working to find temporary housing for thirteen displaced residents.
An initial damage estimate for the blaze was
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