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Six hospitalized, one critical, after 2-alarm fire at Colorado Springs apartment complex

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Colorado Springs Firefighters were called to a fire at an apartment complex on the west side of town Wednesday afternoon.

The fire was reported at Wind River Apartments, which is on N. 19th Street, just north of Uintah Street. A second crew was called to the scene at about 4 p.m., shortly after the fire started. Smoke was seen from the third floor.

A spokesperson with CSFD confirmed that six people were taken to the hospital, with one person listed in critical condition. CSFD said two of the injuries were due to people jumping out of a third-story window.

The complex has five buildings and the fire was isolated to one building. All residents in the building were displaced Wednesday night.

At 5:26 p.m., CSFD announced the fire was out and firefighters would be staying at the scene putting out any hotspots and searching for hidden fire.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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