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Hardinsburg fire displaces a dozen families, injures 2

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The fire scene. (Source: Neil Taylor) The fire scene. (Source: Neil Taylor)

HARDINSBURG, KY (WAVE) – Emergency crews battled an apartment fire in the 100 block of Fairgrounds Road in Hardinsburg Saturday.

According to Breckinridge County dispatch, fire crews from across the county helped fight the fire that began around 2 Saturday afternoon.

A local business owner told WAVE 3 the apartment complex is called Breckinridge Manor. He said one of his employees went to the complex and alerted the mainly elderly occupants of the fire and called 911.

Captain Raleigh Shelton with the Hardinsburg City Fire Department said two people were taken to Breckinridge Memorial Hospital with minor smoke and heat-related injuries. He said 12 families were displaced by the fire.

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