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Wood County apartment complex up in flames Thursday morning

Crews were called to the Broad Oak apartments in Weston around 7:45 a.m. Thursday morning.

WESTON, Ohio — Several families have been displaced after a fire at the Broad Oak apartment complex Thursday morning

Crews from seven local fire departments were called to scene for the blaze that was reported around 7:45 a.m... in the apartment complex at 20200 Oak St. in Weston, a village about nine miles west of Bowling Green. 

No injuries were reported.

About eight units were damaged, displacing an unknown number of people. The east side of the building was deemed a total loss, while the west side was saved by a fire wall, firefighters said.

The Weston Library is offering shelter to all families affected by the fire. Otsego Schools Superintendent Kevin O'Shea said the district high school will be open for residents to take showers and seek shelter. There is no number yet on the number of residents displaced. 

Credit: WTOL

According to O'Shea, officials are transporting residents from the library to the high school on buses. The school is providing counselors, food and showers. People can donate items to help those affected by the fire. There are currently two or three families at the high school. 

Weston mayor Jeremy Schroeder asks any affected family to contact the American Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS, as they will be providing financial assistance. 

This is a developing story.

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