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Warren County Apartment Fire Injures One

2 October 2018 News

Warren County Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a reported apartment fire on Sunday (09/30/18) evening at 8:32 p.m.

Firefighters arrived to the scene and found an approximately 20’x 20’ detached apartment fully engulfed in flames, threatening the adjoining residence and nearby parked vehicles. They were able to quickly bring the fire under control, and limited damages to the adjoining structure and one vehicle. It was determined that the sole male occupant of the apartment suffered smoke inhalation; he was transported to Warren Memorial Hospital before being transferred to Washington Hospital Center via medivac helicopter. The cause of the fire incident is being investigated by the Warren County Fire Marshal’s Office. Investigators determined that the structure was not equipped with any working smoke alarms and the sole occupant was asleep at the time the fire broke out.

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