Crews rescue two residents in Lynchburg apartment fire

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Lynchburg Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire in James Crossing Apartments at 1513 Longview Rd.

The call came in just after 6:30 p.m., and crews were on scene within minutes because the unit was nearby on Florida Ave.

The fire began on a second-floor unit and spread throughout the building. The cause is unknown at this time.

Multiple trucks arrived at the scene, allowing first responders to work quickly and extinguish the fire in about 15 to 20 minutes.

Crews found two residents inside the building. One fireman is in the hospital for minor injuries.

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