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Fire displaces several tenants at The Village at Woodmen apartment complex

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Village at Woodmen fire
Posted at 5:18 AM, Apr 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-05 08:54:40-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Firefighters are cleaning up following a fire inside the Villages at Woodmen apartment complex at Woodmen Rd and Academy in Colorado Springs.

The fire inside the complex was first reported just before 5 a.m. Crews arriving on the scene found some flames outside the building before moving in.

Further fire was found inside one of the units at the complex. As of 5:45 a.m., the fire is reportedly out. Firefighters continue working to clean up their equipment while surveying damage in the units.

A spokeperson for CSFD says two units were heavily damaged in the fire while others have smoke and water damage.

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Two units inside The Villages at Woodmen are heavily damaged in an early morning fire.

The extent of the damage is not known, however, we understand 4 people are now displaced by the fire. Fire crews also called for multiple ambulances to check on people impacted by the fire, but only one person was taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

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