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Residents Escape Early Morning Fire Unharmed, Cat Dies

Updated: 05/20/2014 7:38 AM
Created: 05/20/2014 7:03 AM WDIO.com

The Red Cross is helping out several residents after an apartment fire early Tuesday morning.

Downtown, UMD and Lakeside firefighters were called to 1317 East Second Street near Chester Creek Park at 12:27 this morning.

Officials say they found a corner of the front porch burning on the 3 story apartment building. The fire spread to the second and third floor, but all residents were able to get out safely. A cat did die in the fire.

Damage is estimated at $100,000. There were no injuries.

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