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Tampa fire displaces mother, two young children

TAMPA — A mother and her two young children were displaced from their apartment on Thursday night after a fire that started in a window air-conditioner caused $6,000 in damages to their home. No injuries were reported.

The fire in a first-floor apartment at 2901 Pentagon Court was reported at 9:08 p.m. and took about 15 minutes to control. Tampa Fire Rescue officials said the blaze was confined to their apartment in the three-story building, which was evacuated while firefighters contained the fire.

The mother and children, including a 1-month-old and a 1-year-old, were not identified by officials. The Red Cross was helping the family find temporary housing.

Tampa fire displaces mother, two young children 07/04/13 [Last modified: Thursday, July 4, 2013 11:34pm]
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