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Fire at Lexington apartment forces evacuation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - More than a dozen college students are out of their apartments Saturday night after a fire.

Lexington firefighters were called to an apartment complex on Red Mile Road around 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

We're told the cooking fire was contained to a fourth floor apartment.

Sprinklers knocked out the flames before fire crews arrived and we're told that there was little fire damage but extensive water damage.

Firefighters say around 16 students, in four apartments, will have to stay somewhere else on Saturday night.


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