Cleveland apartment building evacuated during fire

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Fire at Grandview Pointe Apartments in Cleveland on 7/7/14

CLEVELAND — Grandview Pointe Apartments in Cleveland was evacuated Monday afternoon after a fifth-floor apartment caught fire.

Fire was confined to one unit but there was a lot of smoke in the building.

A Cleveland firefighter is being checked out for an injury; no one was else was hurt.

180 people live in the building.

Larry Gray, public information officer for the Cleveland Fire Department, said the fire appears to be accidental, but investigators are examining an exact cause.

Crews assessed the damage and ventilated the building before allowing residents to return to their apartments.


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