TURTLE CREEK (KDKA) – At least four firefighters have been injured while battling an apartment building fire in Turtle Creek Monday afternoon.

According to officials at the scene, the fire broke out in the 400-block of Kenyan Street around noon.

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At least six apartments have suffered damage that is too severe for the residents to return home.

One resident said a tenant on a back porch had to jump to safety. That resident also suffered an injury, but their condition is not known. A nurse, who works at a nursing home across the street, suffered smoke inhalation when she entered the building to try and help the residents escape.

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At least four firefighters were injured, but the severity of the injuries is unknown.

As of 1:30 p.m. the fire was still burning, but the cause of the fire is also unknown.

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