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2 dead after fire in Baltimore

Monday - 7/22/2013, 3:48pm  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore fire officials say two people were found dead after a fire, and police are investigating the deaths of homicides.

Firefighters called to the four-story building on Park Avenue in the Mid-Town Belvedere neighborhood early Monday encountered heavy smoke and fire.

In the basement of the building, firefighters found two residents. Both were taken to a local hospital, where officials say they were pronounced dead. The victims had not been identified by Monday afternoon.

No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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