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Fire Damages Apartment Building In Washington
Updated October 17, 2017 12:01 PM | Filed under: Fire
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(WASHINGTON) - One apartment was destroyed and another heavily damaged in a fire Monday night on East South Street in Washington.

Firefighters arrived on the scene at 11:15 p. to find smoke bellowing out the third floor. The fire started after someone left an item on the stove.

Fire Chief Dave Rhoads says Apartment 5 was destroyed while while Apartment 6 sustained lots of damage. The rest of the apartment building, owned by Kevin Bowen, was said to have moderate damage displacing residents.

Chief Rhoads says everyone except those in Apartments 5 and 6 will be able to return in a few days. The Red Cross is assisting those in need.

Firefighters were on the scene until around 2 a.m. this morning.

No one was injured.

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