Janesville apartment fire
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) – Janesville firefighters rescued eight people from balconies during an apartment fire. Seven people were treated at a local hospital for smoke inhalation. Officials say firefighters were called to a 12-unit apartment building about 2:20 a.m. Thursday and found heavy smoke coming from one of the apartments. WISC-TV reports officials say the fire apparently started in the basement of the building and that a broken water line slowed its progress. The cause is under investigation. Damage is estimated at $100,000 to $150,000. The Red Cross is assisting 11 adults and five children.
(Information in the following story is from: WISC-TV, http://www.channel3000.com)
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