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Morning Apartment Fire On The South Hill

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Fire officials were called to the scene of a fire at Touchmark on South Hill, a senior living apartment complex on the 2900 block of South Waterford just after 7:30 Saturday morning. 

Crews arrived to the scene within minutes and were able to put the fire out within 30 minutes.  Officials say the fire started in a vacant apartment and spread through the walls and floor.  No one was injured during the fire and when alarms went off, people living in the 499 unit apartment complex were evacuated.  The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. 

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Fire crews are on the scene of an apartment fire on the 2900 block of South Waterford Drive.

Fire officials believe a fire started in an unoccupied unit.  The building itself has units.  The fire was contained to the second floor and the sprinklers did not go off.  Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.

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