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Forum staff reports, Published June 19 2012

Fire causes minor damage to Fargo apartment

FARGO – A small fire that produced heavy smoke caused minor smoke and fire damage to a lower-level apartment here overnight.

A tenant in the building at 1306 3rd Ave. S. awoke to smoke in their apartment unit and called 911 at about 11:45 p.m. Monday, according to Assistant Fire Chief Gary Lorenz.

Crews located a fire involving a window sill in a lower-level apartment unit. The tenants weren’t home at the time, and no one was injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage was estimated at $1,000.