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2-alarm fire rips through Secor Terrace apartments

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A stubborn apartment fire kept crews busy in west Toledo, this morning.

Toledo fire department tells 13 abc 29 adults and 16 kids were burned out of their homes.

Investigators say the fire started just before 5am at the Secor Terrace apartments in the 4900 block of Secor Road near Laskey.

When crews arrived on the scene, flames were shooting out the roof.

The complex has 24 units although not all occupants were home at the time of the fire.

Toledo Fire Lt. Matt Hertzfeld told 13abc that firefighters took a defensive approach to the fire, fighting it from the outside.

There are no reports of any injuries. The Red Cross responded to the fire and offered assistance to residents but many of those who escaped the blaze left their homes with only the clothes on their back.

 

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