Brandon, Florida -- Hillsborough County Fire Rescue battled a 2-alarm fire in Brandon on Delaney Circle off Causeway Boulevard Thursday afternoon.

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While working the fire, rescue crews evacuated a building at the Charleston Landing Apartments. No residents were injured in the fire, however, a firefighter was taken to hospital for a minor injury and two cats were taken to a veterinarian for smoke inhalation.

The 16-unit building suffered fire and water damage in four of its units. The American Red Cross is helping the twelve residents who have been displaced by the fire.

Authorities say the fire appears to have started in the attic but the official cause is not known at this time.

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