A fire damaged a San Clemente apartment building today, but no one was injured, authorities said.
The fire, reported around 7:20 p.m. at a three-story building in the 200 block of West El Portal, broke out in a fireplace chimney chase between floors, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.
Forty firefighters responded and had the fire under control by 8 p.m., according to the OCFA.
The American Red Cross was summoned to assist an unspecified number of displaced residents, the OCFA reported.
--City News Service