5 injured in NJ apartment fire

CLEMENTON, N.J. - December 11, 2011

At approximately 2:30 p.m., the Gloucester Township Police Department received numerous calls reporting a building fire in the 600 building of Millbridge Apartments.

Arriving officers reported heavy smoke coming from the second floor apartment.

All residents of the building were evacuated prior to police and fire department arrival.

Three residents were treated for smoke inhalation and two firefighters were treated for minor burns sustained while battling the fire.

The injured victims and one firefighter were transported to a local hospital and treated and released.

The second fire fighter was treated on scene.

The fire is currently under investigation by the Camden County Fire Marshall's Office and Chews Landing Fire Marshalls Office.

The three families that were displaced by the fire received assistance from the Camden County chapter of the American Red Cross.

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