Families displaced after apartment fire on East Palestine Avenue

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MADISON, Tenn. (WKRN) — Fire officials are investigating after a fire displaced several families at the Falcon View Apartments on the 200 block of East Palestine Avenue.

According to Metro Fire Department, the call came in around 1:45 p.m. The fire started in a first-floor unit and was not immediately visible when firefighters arrived. When discovered, firefighters found the fire went up into the walls on three floors.

In total, 18 people were displaced including 10 children. Three apartments were damaged. The cause of the fire is under investigation and no injuries were reported.

The American Red Cross is providing aid to the families displaced,

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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