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Jan. 24, 2022

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Firefighters battle blaze at Oak Creek Apartments in east Vancouver

By , Columbian staff writer

The Vancouver Fire Department responded early Thursday morning to a fire in one of the units at the Oak Creek Apartments in east Vancouver.

Fire crews were called around 3:15 a.m. to a 12-unit apartment building at 11412 N.E. 49th St. Engine 6 arrived within five minutes and contained the blaze to one apartment, according to an agency press release.

Crews evacuated the building, the department said, and the fire was deemed under control after 13 minutes.

One resident was evaluated but was not taken to a hospital for treatment, according to the fire department.

The department said 20 firefighters responded.

The Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause.