A dramatic fire destroyed a dozen units of a Bremerton apartment building Monday afternoon, a fire spokeswoman says.

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BREMERTON — A Bremerton Fire Department spokeswoman says a dramatic fire has destroyed a dozen units of a Bremerton apartment building.

KOMO-TV of Seattle reports that spokeswoman Elaine Valencia says the fire started late Monday afternoon and sent flames shooting through the roof of the two-story building.

She says the fire began in a second-floor unit and quickly spread into the attic, then eventually across the entire 12-plex.

Fire crews from a handful of different agencies responded.

The spokeswoman says no one in the apartment building was hurt but one firefighter was taken to a hospital for treatment of heat exhaustion.

The cause is under investigation.

The Red Cross says it is responding to help the displaced residents.