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Mall fire prompts state of emergency

October 21, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville after a devastating shopping mall fire.Flames ripped through a mall in Roseville Thursday, causing at last $6.5 million damage.

About 20 stores were destroyed.

Police blame the fire on at man who had barricaded himself inside the mall.

The emergency declaration will aid people who have lost jobs and will help speed up repair work.


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