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Nearly Three Dozen Displaced After VA Apartment Complex Fire

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According to a report from WTKR, 26 adults and seven children were displaced after a fire erupted at the Indian Lakes Apartments complex in the 5300 block of Maize Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia. A total of 16 units were damaged.

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15 of the 16 units were occupied at the time of the fire. However, no injuries were reported. The fire department says this is mostly because of the building’s working smoke alarms.

The fire is believed to be accidental, but the exact cause is still under investigation.

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