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Residents displaced in AC high rise fire

Friday, August 24, 2012

Authorities in Atlantic City are investigating a high-rise fire that has left several residents displaced.

It happened around 5:30 Friday evening on the 100 block of South Rhode Island Avenue.

The flames broke out on the eighth floor of the Metropolitan Place apartment complex.

The fire was brought under control within a short period of time.

No injuries were reported but authorities say a few residents were left displaced.

An investigation into what sparked the blaze continues.

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