Altoona apartment fire displaces numerous residents

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ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Altoona Fire Department responded to an apartment fire in the city Friday evening.

Department 300 was reportedly dispatched to 623 4th Avenue and 7th Street around 7 p.m. and arrived on scene to heavy fire coming from the 3rd floor. Fire officials say 12 people have been displaced as a result of the fire.

One firefighter reportedly suffered a minor injury and the scene was cleared around 11:30 p.m. The cause of the blaze remains unknown at this time.

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