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Several displaced in townhome fire, but no injuries

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Several residents were displaced from their homes Wednesday night after a five-unit townhome here went up in smoke.

A fire was reported about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday when Tim Flynn, a resident of one of the units, noticed smoke coming from a neighboring unit and called 911.


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Erik Burgess
Erik Burgess covers city and county government for The Forum. He started as the paper's night reporter in 2012, after graduating from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. He was born and raised in Grand Forks, N.D., and also spent time interning at the Grand Forks Herald.  Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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