Several departments battled a fire at an apartment in Columbiana County. 

Green Township, Perry Township, Salem and Damascus Fire Departments responded to the fire just before 6 p.m. 

Dark clouds of smoke could be seen coming from a unit in an apartment building at 674 East 6th Street in Salem. 

According to the Salem Fire Chief, one firefighter was taken to the hospital after sustaining a knee injury, and one occupant sustained minor burn injuries. 

The State Fire Marshal will be conducting an investigation into the cause of the fire.