Apartment fire in Longview,1 hospitalized

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Longview Fire Department:

LONGVIEW, TX - On June 2, 2010 at around 12:26 p.m., Longview Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 2900 McCann Rd. Apt 351.

On arrival fire crews found bedroom of apartment fully involved with fire. The occupant was found outside of the involved apartment, on the ground, and was suffering from mild smoke inhalation. A Longview Fire Department medic crew transported the patient to Longview Regional Hospital for further evaluation/ treatment.

Crews were able to keep the fire from reaching four other apartments in the same building. Those adjacent units sustained minor smoke damage.

Fire investigators have determined the fire was unintentionally caused by the misuse of smoking materials.