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Published March 05, 2012, 09:54 AM

Fargo apartment fire sends 1 person to the hospital

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - One person was taken to the hospital after fire broke out in a Fargo apartment building. It happened on 5th Avenue south at about 9:45 yesterday morning in an old home converted into apartments.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - One person was taken to the hospital after fire broke out in a Fargo apartment building. It happened on 5th Avenue south at about 9:45 yesterday morning in an old home converted into apartments.

There was heavy smoke on the first floor when fire fighters arrived. They quickly put out the fire. One person was taken to Sanford for smoke inhalation.

CAPT. JASON MEHLISCH - Fargo Fire Department: “The damage should mostly be smoke damage to the entire throughout the apartment, the physical damage to the floor and some carpet in that the amount is would be minimal.”

Damage estimates, the cause, and the victim's name or condition haven't been released.

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