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Crews fight fire that heavily damages Belleville apartment building

Crews were called out Monday evening after a fire broke out in an apartment kitchen on Pleasantwood Drive in Belleville.
Crews were called out Monday evening after a fire broke out in an apartment kitchen on Pleasantwood Drive in Belleville.

Crews were called out Monday evening after a fire broke out in an apartment kitchen on Pleasantwood Drive in Belleville.

The flames were reported at 6:03 p.m., according to a Belleville Fire Department post. The fire started in a kitchen and moved to other rooms within the unit.

While the apartment building was heavily damaged, fire officials reported that no one was injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, authorities said.

Dana Rieck: 618-239-2642, @ByDanaRieck
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