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Four People Injured, 37 Displaced in Fire at Arlington Apartment Complex

Investigation into fire ongoing, fire officials say

Three people were burned, one critically, and 37 others were displaced Monday morning after a fire swept through a two-story apartment building in Arlington, fire officials say. [[437622773,R]]

Just after 6 a.m. Arlington firefighters were called to a 2-alarm fire at the Runningbrook Apartments in the 1500 block of Running Brook Drive.

It took nearly two hours, but at about 7:45 a.m., Arlington firefighters tweeted that the fire was under control.

Four people were injured in the fire, including one man who was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas after being burned over a large portion of his body. Two other people also suffered burn injuries and were transported to Medical City. A fourth person was injured, though no details were provided.

Officials first reported that 25 people were displaced in the fire though that number was later increased to 37. The DFW chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting those impacted by the fire.

At this time, investigators with the Arlington police and fire departments have not confirmed what caused the fire. More information is expected to be released Monday.

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