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Associated Press, Published July 11 2012

Dozens of Edina apartment residents displaced by fire

EDINA, Minn. — Investigators are looking for the cause of an apartment fire in Edina that caused dozens of residents to evacuate.

About 10 fire departments worked the fire at the 118-unit Parklawn Estates about 11 p.m. Tuesday. Flames quickly spread up the building and past the top floor of the three-story complex.

Edina Fire Chief Marty Scheerer tells KMSP-TV the fire alarms worked throughout the building, but the blaze could have been contained to one unit if the apartment had sprinklers.


Information from: KMSP-TV, http://www.myfox9.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.