By Anica Padilla

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — Firefighters in Aurora rescued multiple people while battling a 3-alarm fire near East Exposition Avenue and South Havana Street, Aurora Fire tweeted just before 8:30 p.m. Friday.

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Crews from Aurora Fire complete five ladder rescues. Four patients were assessed on the scene. One was transported to the hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

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Thirty one apartments were impacted by fire, smoke and/or water damage. The Red Cross was helping people who were displaced.

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The fire was called under control at about 8:45 p.m.

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Anica Padilla