By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

EVANSTON, Ill. (CBS) — Two people were displaced Monday by a fire that broke out in an apartment building in Evanston.

At 12:27 p.m., the Evanston Fire Department was called out for a fire at 2215 Central St. Fire companies arrived to see smoke and flames pouring out of the multi-unit building.

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Several units of the apartment building sustained smoke and water damage, but the fire was contained to one apartment, the fire department said.

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Evanston Central Street Fire

(Credit: Evanston Fire Department)

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The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago assisted the two residents of the apartment who were displaced.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff