Three-alarm fire hits apartment building in central Fresno

The Fresno BeeAugust 28, 2014 

Fresno firefighters battled a three-alarm fire at an apartment building at 3330 E. Dakota Ave. in central Fresno. One person was taken to Community Regional Medical Center with smoke inhalation injuries.

The fire started around 4:30 p.m. between the Cameron Park and Dakota Gardens apartment complexes. The cause is still unknown, spokesman Koby Johns said. Damage is estimated at $80,000.

Two units from Dakota Gardens were damaged, displacing four people. Five units from Cameron Park were damaged, displacing 15 people. The American Red Cross was called in to help the displaced residents.

Dakota Avenue was closed between First Street and Millbrook Avenue while firefighters battled the blaze.

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