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Berkeley Apartment Fire Injures One, Prompts Evacuations: Fire Official

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    Firefighters knocked down a two-alarm fire that prompted evacuations at a three-story apartment building in Berkeley on Sunday night, according to the Berkeley Fire Department. (Published Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017)

    Firefighters knocked down a two-alarm fire that prompted evacuations at a three-story apartment building in Berkeley on Sunday night, according to the Berkeley Fire Department.

    The fire ignited about 7:30 p.m. at 1420 Addison St. There was one burn victim, fire Chief Gil Dong said in a Twitter post at about 8:10 p.m. He also said the fire was under control at that time.

    No other injuries were reported.

    Initially, about 40 people were displaced by the blaze, but several of those residents were allowed to return to their homes. Three units at the complex were damaged by the fire, officials said.

    The Red Cross was on hand to provide aid to those displaced by the fire.

    No further details were available.

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