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Huntsville, AL -- Several residents stood outside, watching a fire ravage their apartment building. The flames took over the building on Wednesday and continued for several hours.
Fire crews arrived to find flames shooting from two apartments on the upper floors. Eventually, the entire building was engulfed.
There were eight apartments in the buildings, and all residents were evacuated. One woman needed to be taken to a local hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation.
Fire crews were forced to fight the fire from the outside. Crews said that they sprayed copius amounts of water, but the fire raged on and even spread. Crews arrived at 4:30pm, and by 7pm, the entire building was engulfed.
Investigators are working to learn the cause of the fire.