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Families homeless after fire

HERMITAGE, TN (AP) - Several families were left homeless and a firefighter was injured after an apartment caught fire in Nashville.

Emergency officials were called to the apartment building south of Interstate 40 around 9 p.m. Monday night. Flames were shooting out of several sides of the building when firefighters arrived.

WTVF-TV in Nashville reported that one firefighter was transported to the hospital with minor burns to his face and a resident of the apartments was treated for smoke inhalation.

At least 10 units had major damage, and another 10 had smoke and water damage.

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