Fire damages Bennington apartment building

Firefighters with the Bennington Fire Department braved the bitter cold Monday to fight a fire at an apartment building at School Street and Hawks Place.

The Bennington Banner reports the call came in just after 2:30 p.m.

Crews quickly knocked down the fire in the kitchen of an upstairs apartment.

No one was at home at the time. The mother and two children who live in the unit are being helped by the Red Cross.

The cause has not been determined.