2 Fort Wayne firefighters hurt battling apartment fire

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Two Fort Wayne firefighters were injured Tuesday evening while battling a fire at an apartment complex on the city’s south side.

Fire crews were called to an apartment in the Villa Capri Apartment Complex off South Anthony Boulevard around 6 p.m.

A firefighter on the scene said one apartment was damaged by fire.

Authorities said one firefighter was taken to an area hospital after a piece of drywall fell on his head, hitting his helmet. His injuries are minor. The other was treated on scene.

No one else was hurt.

The Red Cross was called in to assist one family affected by the fire.

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