Multiple residents of an east Tuscaloosa apartment complex were rescued from a fire there on Easter Sunday afternoon.

Details are still sparse, but a large fire broke out Sunday afternoon in Lennox Square Apartments on Crescent Ridge Road just before its intersection with University Boulevard.

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Tuscaloosa City Council President Kip Tyner said some people were trapped inside the apartments as the fire spread and four were rescued by the Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue Service.

One was transported to DCH Regional Medical Center, Tyner said.

Holly Whigham, a spokesperson for the Fire Department, said eight units were involved in the fire and 26 were affected with smoke and water damage. The cause is under investigation. She confirmed four people were rescued and did not immediately have information on the extent of their injuries.

For updates as they are provided by the fire department, stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread.

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