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16 families displaced by apartment fire in CUF

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Posted at 11:16 PM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-18 23:21:38-05

CINCINNATI — A fire on the seventh floor of an eight-story apartment complex in the 700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard has left 16 families displaced Wednesday evening, according to a Cincinnati Fire Department news release.

Emergency officials extinguished the fire within 15 minutes, and the apartment where the flames originated is considered a total loss.

Unattended cooking was determined to be the cause of the fire.

The damage is estimated at $200,000.