One injured in apartment fire

February 19, 2013

A person was critically injured in an apartment fire on the city’s west side late Monday. The blaze broke out about 10 p.m. in the 3000 block of Watergate Road, near 34th Street and Moller Road. Investigators say the fire started as a result of unattended cooking. Nine residents in neighboring apartments escaped without injury. The victim suffered severe smoke inhalation.