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1 person dies in Fergus Falls apartment fire

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Jun 27, 2012 at 8:49 am

FERGUS FALLS, MN (AP) - Fire at an apartment building in Fergus Falls has claimed a life and injured a second person.
 
Firefighters were called to the Sunrise Apartments about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. 
 
Fire Chief Mark Hovland says one person died in the fire and one person was injured while trying to get back into the building. He says one person jumped from a second-story window, but was not injured.
 
Firefighters dealt with exploding oxygen tanks in one of the apartment units.
 
KBRF radio (http://bit.ly/r11BGJ) reports the Red Cross and Salvation Army are assisting about 43 people displaced by the fire.

 

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