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CFD: Heavy Fire Damage to Apartment Unit in SW Canton

(News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – A fire at an apartment building kept the Canton Fire Department busy early Thursday morning.

Fire damage was contained to one unit, but the other four occupied units in the 2-story building were sent outside.

The department says working smoke detectors alerted everyone, so all escaped without injury.

Damage to the impacted apartment is set at $24,000.

There was some heat and smoke damage throughout the building.

The Fire Prevention Bureau is investigating.

The resident of the heavily-impacted unit is staying with relatives.

The owner tells the Canton Fire Department he will rehabilitate that unit.

That fire in the 1900 block of 6th Street SW at the corner of Lawn Avenue.

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