BATHURST, N.B. - The Canadian Red Cross says two students were sent to hospital and two others escaped injury after a fire damaged a duplex in Bathurst, N.B.

The fire was reported around 4 a.m. today at 704 College Street.

Officials say the duplex is used as a student residence for the UNB campus in the city.

The Red Cross says it arranged emergency lodging and food for the two students who weren't hurt.

There is no word on the cause of the fire.