20 people evacuated after Hamilton apt. fire

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - More than twenty people were evacuated from an apartment complex after a fire broke out Thursday evening in Hamilton.

It was reported on Hampshire Drive around 7:30 p.m. in a downstairs apartment. Officials said a man and a baby escaped the fire in order to alert a neighbor to call 911.

Hamilton firefighters were able to contain flames inside one apartment, saving the rest of the building.

No injuries were reported to residents or fire crews.

Nine people were displaced as a result of fire and smoke damage. Total damage is estimated at $50,000.

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