UNION CITY, Ga. — Two children had to be rushed to the hospital after a fire broke out in the apartment they were in early Wednesday morning.
It happened at the Hidden Lakes Apartments off Morgan Road in Union City just after 4 a.m.
The children are said to be girls under 5-years-old, however, their exact ages are unknown. Both were transported to Grady Hospital in Atlanta. A fire spokesperson from Union City says their injuries appear to be non-life threatening.
The fire was contained to a bedroom of one unit in the apartment building. Officials said the fire was put out with an extinguisher when they arrived.
A fire investigator on scene said they found a lighter in the bedroom near the couch and say this is the possible source of the fire.
Fairburn and Union City fire officials responded to the scene.
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