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Cedar Rapids apartment fire displaces 11 people

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

A pan of grease left burning on a stovetop is the cause of a Monday night apartment fire, Cedar Rapids Fire Crews said.

All eleven people living in the apartment complex managed to escape. Crews responded to the building on 1638 3rd Avenue around 11:45 p.m.  

About an hour later. crews were ordered out of the building because it was becoming unstable.  

People displaced by the fire are being helped by The American Red Cross.  

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