JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- Police here, along with the Jackson Township Fire Department, continue to investigate a fire at 2830 Thackeray Avenue, NW, Apt. 12.

The fire was reported just before 3 p.m. and the Fire Prevention Bureau and Detective Bureau are investigating to determine a cause. The apartment complex was occupied by seven other residents, as well as the resident of apartment 12.

Jackson police officers Jason Coppock and Dan Kunkel responded to the fire and were able to crawl through the smoke-filled apartment and found the resident of apartment 12 on the kitchen floor and were able to pull her to safety.

Other apartment residents were evacuated without injury. The woman was taken to Aultman Hospital with minor, non-life threatening injuries.

All names of the residents are being withheld while the case remains under investigation.

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