Apartment fire in downtown Allentown; 1 person injured

Monday, April 29, 2013

Firefighters battled a blaze at some apartments in downtown Allentown Monday.

Fire and heavy smoke were reported after 10:00 a.m. at a commercial building in the 900 block of Hamilton Street with apartments on the upper floors.

Residents were evacuated from the building as crews worked to get the upper hand.

Medics took one person to an area hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

An investigation was underway to determine the cause.

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