Savannah apartment fire displaces 12, kills cat

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A dozen residents were displaced by an apartment fire in Savannah Wednesday afternoon.

The Savannah Fire Department responded to the 8000 Waters Apartments and rescued at least one resident from a second-story balcony.

Officials said a few residents suffered smoke inhalation. One of the residents received medical treatment on the scene and two others were taken to a local hospital.

The fire claimed the life of one cat at the apartment complex. But firefighters were able to rescue and resuscitate a second cat on the scene.

In total, six apartments were damaged in the incident. Savannah Fire said the Red Cross and apartment management are working to provide housing assistance to the residents displaced.

The cause remains under investigation.

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