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1 Injured, at Least 8 Displaced After Apartment Fire

Firefighters arrived at the building around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hartford

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    1 Injured, at Least 8 Displaced After Apartment Fire
    WPTZ

    Fire officials say a man was injured and at least eight people were displaced after a kitchen fire destroyed a Vermont apartment building.

    Firefighters arrived at the building around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hartford.

    Interim Fire Chief Scott Cooney says a man told firefighters the blaze started in his kitchen. He was taken to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with burns on his arms. It's not clear what his current condition is.

    Cooney says damage to the building was extensive and deemed the building a total loss.

    Firefighters contained the blaze at around 5:45 p.m. No other injuries were reported.

    Officials are investigating the cause of the blaze.

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