3 hurt after fire damages Spartanburg apartment complex

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SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) – Three people were hurt and a building at a Spartanburg apartment complex was damaged in a fire, Saturday morning.

The Spartanburg Fire Department says a contractor accidentally started a fire at one building in the complex around 11:35am.

One contractor was hurt trying to put out the fire and two firefighters were also taken to the hospital.

The two firefighters have since been released. There is no word on the condition of the contractor.

The Red Cross says up to 20 people may have been displaced by the fire.

Firefighters say it took just under an hour to get the fire under control.

There is no word on the extent of the damage to the building and units inside.