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Fire damages Jefferson City apartment


Electrical equipment caused a fire at a Jefferson City apartment building Sunday according to a Jefferson City Fire Department news release.

In a news release, JCFD said it responded to a fire alarm around 11:30 p.m. Sunday at an apartment building on Jackson Street.

Fire crews used high rise firefighting tactics to put out the fire and help residents evacuate the building, the release said. Fourteen firefighters quickly put out the fire.

JCFD said the affected apartment sustained significant smoke and fire damage with an estimated value loss of $30,000.

One person was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained during the evacuation.

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Brittany Wiley

Brittany Wiley joined ABC 17 News in December 2018 as a full-time reporter. She anchors weekend morning broadcasts and reports in the early evening during the week.


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