Overnight Muncie apartment fire displaces dozens of Ball State students

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Crews respond to fire at apartments on Bethel Drive in Muncie.

MUNCIE, Ind. — An overnight fire that began late Monday in Muncie has left dozens of people displaced Tuesday morning.

Crews were called to a fire at The District on Bethel apartments in the 1200 block of W. Bethel around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Flames could be seen from the outside when crews arrived, and residents were quickly evacuated.

The residents of the four-story apartment building are largely made up of Ball State students.

There are no known injuries, but as of 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, officials were still working to determine if anyone was still inside the building.

The Red Cross is working to secure hotel rooms for those displaced.

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