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Pr. George's apt. bldg. fire displaces dozens

Wednesday - 7/25/2012, 1:29pm  ET

DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. - Prince George's County fire officials say a fire at a District Heights apartment building has displaced dozens of residents.

Officials say the fire broke out at a three-story building in the 1900 block of Rochelle Avenue about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. About 75 firefighters battled the three- alarm blaze for nearly hour before extinguishing it.

No serious injuries were reported.

Officials say about 30 residents were displaced. A temporary shelter was opened at Central High School for them.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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