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Residents evacuated from apartments after stove fire

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A stove fire caused the evacuation of a high-rise apartment fire in downtown Huntsville.

Firefighters responded to 115 West Clinton Avenue at the Russel Erskine Apartments Thursday afternoon around 2 p.m.

Russel Erskine Apartments is a Elderly low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal government's HUD.

Fire officials say a resident left something on the stove and it caught on fire. One person was transported to the hospital for breathing issues.

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