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7 adults, 2 children displaced by apartment fire

Posted at 4:17 PM, Jan 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-29 21:10:10-05

Seven adults and two children were displaced after an apartment building caught fire near Civic Center Drive and Cheyenne Avenue.

The fire started in a 2nd-floor apartment around 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Firefighters were able to put out the flames within 15 minutes.

Damage was estimated at $100,000. One apartment was a complete loss, and four other units were damaged.

Firefighters cite "unattended smoking" on a patio as the cause of the fire.