Anchorage apartment fire displaces 25

Posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2009

ANCHORAGE - Twenty-five people were displaced by a fire at an apartment building in the Mountain View area of Anchorage.

Six units were damaged in Sunday's fire that started in a bathroom exhaust fan. The Anchorage Daily News reports flames traveled up three stories through an air duct.

The fire department estimates damage at $30,000.

Red Cross volunteers set up an emergency shelter at the Fairview recreational center for the displaced families.

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