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SPRINGFIELD, Va. (WUSA9) -- Eight people were injured in a fire and two of them were transported to a hospital after a fire in Springfield late Thursday night.

Fire officials say that none of the injuries were life threatening.

The fire occurred at an apartment building in the 6100 block of Backlick Road in Springfield. Firefighters that arrived at the scene shortly before 11 p.m. saw some smoke and fire coming from the back of the building, according to fire officials.

The fire appears to have started on the first floor.

Forty five people were displaced by the fire and given temporary shelter at Lynbrook Middle School, say officials. The Red Cross was called to offer assistance.

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