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DeKalb officials report 2 trapped in large apartment fire at Brookhaven apartment

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BROOKHAVEN, GA (CBS46) -

Dekalb Firefighters fought a large apartment fire in Dekalb County, Saturday morning. The fire engulfed three buildings and damaged 12 units.

The apartment, Brookstone Gardens, is located at 3649 Buford Highway in Brookhaven.

Dekalb Co. Fire Rescue had to call for additional resources. They searched for people trapped inside. Two people were rescued and taken to hospitals after sustaining injuries in the fire.

"One appears to be a burn injury and the other appears to be a smoke inhalation injury," said Dekalb Co. Fire Rescue Captain Eric Jackson. "One is in moderate condition, the other one is serious just because of the burns."

We will continue to update this story as we get more information.

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