NEW INFO: Greenville apartment fire displaced 19 residents, sent 4 people to hospital

BREAKING OVERNIGHT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The Greenville Fire and Rescue Department said an early morning apartment fire sent four people, including a firefighter, to the hospital.

It happened in the 1200 block of Park West Drive.

Crews were called out to the apartment complex around 1:30 a.m. Greenville Fire and Rescue said 19 people were displaced due to the fire.

The Red Cross provided assistance to the people impacted by the fire.

Greenville Fire and Rescue spokesperson Rebekah Thurston said only one building was impacted, but it appears to be a total loss.

Investigators determined the fire started in the kitchen of one of the units, and was rules accidental.

At least two pets perished in the fire.

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