• 1 injured after kitchen fire sparks blaze in Altamonte Springs condo

    By: Sarah Wilson , Johny Fernandez


    ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - Residents say a kitchen fire sparked a blaze that seriously damaged an Altamonte Springs condo.

    Seminole County firefighters said one person sustained a minor injury in the fire, which broke out around 3 a.m. at Hidden Springs Condos. They said that person refused treatment.

    More than 20 people evacuated the building Thursday morning as firefighters investigated the blaze.

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    Resident Jamie Osario said the four people inside the apartment when the fire started were lucky to escape without serious injury.

    Firefighters said the unit where the fire started is uninhabitable. They said smoke entered two other condos during the blaze, but neither was damaged.

    This is a developing story. Watch Eyewitness News for updates.

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