Fire damages apartment building in West Chester

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Fire officials tell Action News the blaze broke out just after midnight on the 200 block of West Chestnut Street in West Chester. (WPVI)

Smoke billowed from an apartment building in Chester County early Friday.

Officials tell Action News the blaze broke out at 12:30 a.m. in the 200 block of West Chestnut Street in West Chester.

Firefighters arrived to find fire showing on the third floor.

There were initial reports of people being trapped inside. A ladder truck was used to help residents evacuate.

The blaze was put under control at 1:35 a.m.

No serious injuries were reported.

Fire investigators were working to determine what sparked the fire.
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