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Late-night fire damages 2 apartment units in Mt. Pleasant

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MT. PLEASANT (KYTX) - Over a dozen families are without a place to stay this morning after a late night fire at an apartment complex in Mt. Pleasant. The apartment complex is located in the 300 block of Lakewood Drive.

The Mt. Pleasant Fire Department tells us the fire started in a downstairs apartment, then spread to the apartment above it, then to the attic. No one was in the apartment where the fire started or the one above it. All of the other residents were able to make it out safely. Only 2 apartments were damaged, but the other units had smoke and water damage.

The Red Cross is helping out the families displaced by the fire. Firefighters are still trying to figure out how the fire started.

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