Thirteen residents were displaced and one person was taken to a hospital suffering from smoke inhalation following a two-alarm fire an Arden Arcade apartment complex, according to fire officials.
The fire was reported shortly before 5:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Howe Avenue. The fire started in a downstairs apartment of the two-story building and spread to other units, said Assistant Chief Brian Shannon of the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.
He said a woman was taken to the hospital suffering from smoke inhalation and another person sustained a cut to the hand but was treated at the scene. A firefighter also suffered a minor burn.
Shannon said eight units were damaged. Four were damaged by fire and the other four sustained water damage. The cause of the fire is under investigation
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As of about 7 p.m., members of the Red Cross were assisting apartment residents displaced by the fire, Shannon said.