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Apartment fire in Medical Lake

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Fire chief said apartment had no working smoke detectors. He stressed how important these are in houses/apts. Fire chief said apartment had no working smoke detectors. He stressed how important these are in houses/apts.
A fire broke out shortly before 3am in Medical Lake on Grace Street in an alleyway apartment.

Four people, in two apartments, were asleep but made it safely out after they realized there was a fire.

The fire chief explained close to 25 firefighters responded to this fire, and were able to quickly out it out. They said the apartment is not destroyed, but the power is out and the roof is now damaged, so it is currently uninhabitable.

The fire chief said there was no working smoke detector in this apartment, and so the residents only figured out there was a fire when a light bulb fell from the ceiling.



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