Painesville Fire: Mom and Child Hospitalized

Painesville, Ohio, -  Mother and her child were hospitalized Tuesday after a fire broke out at an apartment complex.

Firefighters responded to Tropical Village Apartments, where they found a first-floor unit engulfed in flames and smoke around.

The fire apparently started at 9:30 a.m. on the West Walnut Street building.

Heavy damage sustained to all the units in the apartment building.

There was no immediate word on the cause of the fire.

The mother and child were taken to Lake East Hospital for smoke inhalation.