Two People Rescued from Burning Apartment Building

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Firefighters with Lincoln Fire and Rescue rescued two people from a burning apartment building at 1129 E Street Friday afternoon.

The fire started around 1 p.m. and the apartment was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived.

LFR said the fire started in a basement apartment where someone left the stove on. The person who lived in the basement wasn't home but firefighters used a ladder to rescue two people from upstairs apartments. One of them was taken to the hospital.