Teen Injured In Tampa Apartment Fire
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A teenage girl is in critical condition following a fire at Whisper Lake Condos near Tampa.
The fire broke out late Tuesday. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue units arrived six minutes after they received multiple 911 calls from residents at the complex.
Residents evacuated the building, which was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.
It took firefighters about 25 minutes to put out the fire.
Officials say six units had heavy smoke, fire and water damage, displacing 12 residents. The Red Cross was called to the scene to assist residents.
Fire investigators are at the scene. The cause of the fire has not been determined.
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