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Md. fire forces evacuation of 11 apartments

Sunday - 1/6/2013, 6:56pm  ET

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - Hagerstown fire officials say a fire in a basement maintenance room forced the evacuation of residents from 11 apartments.

No injuries were reported in the fire late Sunday morning at the complex off Dual Highway and North Edgewood Drive.

Battalion Chief Mark A. Cleck says the fire was contained to the basement room. Residents were allowed back into their apartments about 1:30 p.m.

Hagerstown Fire Marshal Doug DeHaven told The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown ( http://bit.ly/WApRK5) the cause of the fire had not been determined as of Sunday afternoon.


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