Families displaced after fire engulfs building in Hazard

Published: Sep. 1, 2015 at 9:26 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2015 at 9:26 PM EDT
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(Source: WLEX-TV)
(Source: WLEX-TV)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Thirty-five people are homeless Tuesday after a fire ripped through a building in downtown Hazard, Kentucky.

According to WLEX-TV, the NBC affiliate in Lexington, fire officials said the building was fully involved when firefighters arrived on scene just after 6 Tuesday morning. The building houses a Chinese restaurant on the first floor and apartments upstairs.

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Six people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

A temporary shelter has been set up for those families who have been displaced.

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