Handcuffed woman taken by ambulance after Elmira apartment fire

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – A woman was handcuffed and placed in an ambulance by Elmira Police after an apartment fire on Wednesday afternoon.

The Elmira Fire Department and Elmira Police Department responded to the apartments on 515 W. Water Street and found heavy smoke coming out of a first floor unit of one of the rear apartments. The fire was contained to the one unit and quickly put out.

This is a developing story and 18 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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