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Woman Taken to the Hospital After Apartment Fire

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND – One woman was taken to the hospital following an apartment fire in Midland.

The fire sparked up around 7:15 a.m. Friday morning at the Ranchland Apartments.

When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a 50-year-old female lying in the breezeway. Neighbors forced their way into the apartment and saw the woman collapsed.

The woman was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation and is recovering.

Officials say the woman was the only person in the apartment at the time of the fire.

There is heavy damage to one apartment unit and investigators are working to determine a cause for the fire.

It's currently unknown how many people will be displaced due to the fire.

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