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Highland Park fire displaces dozens

June 27, 2008 7:21:28 AM PDT
Dozens of people were displaced after a massive apartment fire nearly gutted a building in Highland Park Thursday night.The fire began in a top floor of a four-story apartment at 5233 East Monte Vista Street, near North Avenue 52 at around 8 p.m.

The flames tore through the roof of the building, causing it to collapse.

More than 100 firefighters were on the scene, but it took them over an hour to finally gain the upper hand.

No one was injured, and investigators have not determined the cause of the fire.


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