Middletown family displaced after shed fire spreads to apartment

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An apartment where a family of five lived was damaged after a shed fire spread to the apartment around 1 a.m. today on Freedom Court, according to Middletown fire officials.

The fire started in the shed, then extended into the apartment, according to Middletown firefighters.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The American Red Cross is assisting an adult and four children.

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