Firefighters respond to an early morning fire Saturday at The Ardent apartments in Mill Creek, Washington. (South County Fire)

Firefighters respond to an early morning fire Saturday at The Ardent apartments in Mill Creek, Washington. (South County Fire)

Mill Creek apartment fire injures one man, displaces three residents

An early morning fire in Mill Creek damaged four apartment units.

MILL CREEK — An early morning apartment fire in Mill Creek displaced at least three residents and sent one man to the hospital Saturday, South County Fire said in a news release.

The fire was first reported at 2:15 a.m. Saturday at The Ardent apartments in the 1100 block of Mill Creek Blvd.

When fire crews arrived, flames were shooting up the side of the two-story building and the injured man was outside, the release said.

The injured man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, and his injuries appeared to be non life-threatening. No one else was injured in the blaze, the release said.

The fire was under control in 30 minutes and South County Fire received assistance from Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue. Fire damaged four apartment units. Support 7 and Red Cross assisted the three displaced residents.

South County Fire said the cause of the fire was under investigation.

Jordan Hansen: 425-339-3046; jordan.hansen@heraldnet.com; Twitter: @jordyhansen.

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