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Hoarding creates issue for crews battling Hartford fire

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Crews in Hartford were battling a structure fire on Wednesday evening. 

According to Deputy Chief Raul Ortiz, the fire started at 8:59 p.m. on 274 South Marshall Street.

One person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation due to the fire.

The building is an apartment building with 6 units. 

The fire was contained to one apartment inside the building. 

According to Ortiz, a hoarding situation made it difficult for the crews to battle the fire. 

"There were hoarding conditions. Companies exercised extreme discipline and were able to remove a lot of the obstacles," Ortiz said. 

The fire was knocked down within 25 minutes. 

The Hartford Fire Department is working to determine the cause and origin of the fire. 

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