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Phoenix apartment fire sends 24 from their homes overnight

Jun 4, 2021, 6:15 AM | Updated: 8:28 am
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)...
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)

PHOENIX – One man was hospitalized and two dozen people lost their homes in a fire at a Phoenix apartment complex early Friday, first responders said.

The blaze damaged eight units of the three-story building near Loop 101 and 23rd Avenue. More than 70 firefighters from Phoenix and Glendale departments responded to the emergency call.

Crews arrived around 1:30 a.m. to see flames spreading to the roof and residents already out of their homes, Phoenix Fire Department Capt. Kenny Overton said.

A man who suffered minor burns was taken to a hospital in stable condition. No one else was injured, but 24 people and several pets were unable to return to their places.

Cause of the fire was under investigation.

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Phoenix apartment fire sends 24 from their homes overnight