One-alarm fire displaces 19 residents

MOUNT WASHINGTON, OH (FOX19) - A one-alarm fire leaves 19 without a home Sunday morning.

Fire crews were called to the 2300 block of Salvador St. to the Salvador Point Apartment complex for reports of heavy smoke.

Firefighters say they assisted six people out of the home through the interior stairs, and one person was rescued by ladder.  One person refused to come out of the home, but fire crews forced the person out.

At this time, it is undetermined how the fire initiated.

A metro bus will take all 19 residents of the apartment complex to a nearby shelter. Some residents will be assisted by the American Red Cross for permanent replacement.

There is heavy damage to the lower level of the complex.

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