- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 23, 2015

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - A Bremerton Fire Department spokeswoman says a dramatic fire has damaged or destroyed a dozen units of a Bremerton apartment building.

KOMO-TV of Seattle reports that spokeswoman Elaine Valencia says the fire started late Monday afternoon and sent flames shooting through the roof of the two-story building.

She says the fire began in a second-floor unit and quickly spread into the attic.

The Kitsap Sun reports that more than a dozen residents were displaced. The fire burned in a building at the Edgewood Villa apartment complex.

Nearly 50 firefighters from a handful of different agencies responded.

The spokeswoman says no one in the apartment building was hurt but one firefighter was taken to a hospital for treatment of heat exhaustion.

The cause is under investigation.

The Red Cross says it is working to aid the displaced residents.

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This story has been corrected to reflect that the affected apartments were damaged or destroyed, rather than destroyed.

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