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Fire At Garfield Tower Leaves 13 Injured

Last updated on Friday, May 18, 2012

(TERRE HAUTE) - A fire sends several people to the hospital Thursday evening.

Chris Essex of WTHI TV reports that the fire started around 8:30 Thursday evening at Garfield Towers in Terre Haute.

Several occupants were trapped inside the building, the fire department says around 13 people went to the hospital with injuries, with one person air-lifted after being severely burnt.

The displaced residents will be taken to Terre Haute North High School.

Displaced residents can call the Terre Haute Housing Authority in the morning for more information on the situation. The phone number is (812) 232-1381.

No cause of the fire has been determined.

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