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One hospitalized, dog saved in Johnson City fire

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3:20 P.M. UPDATE (WBNG) -- Johnson City fire officials say one person was taken to the hospital and a dog was rescued as a result of a fire Monday evening.

Johnson City Fire Chief Rob Jacyna says the call for an apartment complex fire at 10-12 North Broad Street came in just before 7:30 p.m.

Fire officials say there was heavy smoke and flames in an apartment on the right side of the third.

The fire was contained to one apartment, Jacyna says, with one person being inside that apartment at the time.

CPR was administered at the scene and the person was transported to Wilson Hospital, but his condition is not known at this time, Jacyna notes. No other injuries have been reported, but the Johnson City Fire Marshal's Office says a dog was rescued from the fire.

The chief says the surrounding apartments were evacuated out of precaution. The three-story complex has nine units, he notes.

The Red Cross is helping those who were displaced find shelter.

The fire's cause is under investigation.

The Jonson City Fire Department was assisted at the scene by fire department from Binghamton, Endicott, Prospect Terrace, Choconut Center, as well as Broome County Fire Investigators and Union EMS.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- Crews responded to an apartment complex fire at 12 North Broad St. Monday night.

Johnson City police tell 12 News the fire took place at the complex.

According to a witness, the top floor of the apartment was in flames.

Our 12 News crew on the scene said that part North Broad Street was closed due to the fire. As of 10 p.m. it was still closed.

They also say that the Johnson City Fire Department and Johnson City Police Department were both on scene. Authorities have not said if there were any injuries.

Stay with 12 News for updates on this developing story.

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