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4 families displaced after fire rips through Orlando apartment complex

Red Cross assisting families in need

ORLANDO, Fla. – Four families have been displaced after a fire broke out at an Orlando apartment complex Tuesday night.

Orange County Fire Rescue responded to the River Park Apartments at 2327 River Park Cir. around 9:30 p.m.

Orange County deputies also responded to the scene to help evacuate residents, according to a tweet.

No one was injured in the fire and the Red Cross is providing assistance to those families who were displaced by the fire.

According to an official with the Red Cross, two apartments were completely damaged due to the fire. 

“We were able to provide immediate financial assistance to 3 people who were displaced from one of the apartments. We are still trying to get in touch with the family from the other apartment that was damaged,” a Red Cross official said. “There were no children involved and 2 cats were taken to the vet due to smoke inhalation.”

Fire rescue officials said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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