Apartment Fire Forces Residents From Homes in Middletown

Several people were forced from their homes after a fire at the Sagamore Hills apartments in Middletown Tuesday.

Fire officials said they were called to the building at 1151 Washington St. around 4:55 p.m. It took 30 minutes to get the flames under control.

Fire officials said it appears the fire started in a fourth-floor kitchen. The flames contained to one apartment, but other units suffered heat or smoke damage.

No one was hurt and the city’s health department is helping displaced residents until they can return to their homes.

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