Woman and firefighter transported to the hospital after apartment fire

Two people were taken to the hospital after a fire broke out in a Mt. Airy apartment building.

The fire broke out on Chesterfield Court, Sunday evening. Firefighters say they had to rescue a woman from the second floor, where the fire started in a bedroom.

A woman was taken to the hospital with injuries. She is being treated for smoke inhalation. There is no word at this time on the extent of her injuries.

A firefighter was taken to the hospital for stitches on his nose.

FOX19 will keep you updated on the situation as information becomes available.

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