ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Fire officials say crews rescued three people from the third floor of a burning garden-style apartment building in Annapolis.

The fire broke out around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.

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The Annapolis Fire Department says in a statement that bystanders alerted firefighters that people were trapped on the third floor, where smoke was visible. Firefighters used ladders and rescued the three people from a balcony. One was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.

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The fire was placed under control after about an hour. The cause and origin are under investigation, and the fire department not immediately able to provide damage estimates.

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