Cleveland fire battles apartment blaze on city’s west side

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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Fire Department battled an apartment complex fire on the city’s west side.

Crews were in the 8700 block of Detroit Avenue, where at least one apartment was on fire.  The flames were shooting from the roof, according to the department’s Twitter account.

Firefighters, at one point, were having difficulty “securing water,” Cleveland fire said.

Officials say several residents were displaced; Red Cross is responding.

The fire was called “under control” just after 11:45 p.m.

There were no injuries.  Further details, including how the fire started, were not immediately available.

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