Firefighters battle large apartment complex fire in Seymour

Firefighter hurt, a dozen residents homeless after Seymour apartment fire

State Police Fire Investigation Unit were called to investigate the fire.

The fire was contained in a single apartment with smoke flooding the second floor of the building, according to Palatine Fire Department.

The apartment does not have a sprinkler system, but smoke alarms were activated when the fire was discovered, the fire department said. A man and a woman were able to safely escape the fire along with their dog.

Tucson Fire responded to the apartment fire at around 7:12 p.m.located near East Pima Street and North Columbus Blvd.

Paramedics evaluated one of the residents at the scene but did not transport them to the hospital. No other people were injured in the fire. "These fires are preventable". Firefighters have not yet determined the cost of the damage.

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