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Man hospitalized after NE fire

December 14, 2010 - 05:36 AM
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UPDATE 7:47 a.m.: The victim is an adult male, DC Fire and EMS reports.

The fire reportedly occurred on the third floor. Total damages are estimated at about $5,000.

UPDATE 6:18 a.m.: Flames broke out at the Green Valley Apartments, a senior citizens home, ABC7 News has learned.

An elderly person is being treated for smoke inhalation.

ORIGINAL POST

DC Fire and EMS say firefighters rescued one person from a fire at an apartment building in Northeast.

Flames broke out around 4:40 a.m. Tuesday at the five-story building in the 2400 block of Franklin Street.

One person is being treated for smoke inhalation at a local hospital.

No word on the cause of the fire. The investigation is ongoing.

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