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Fat fire destroys Deer Lake apartment building

Aug. 5, 2015, Deer Lake, N.L. - RCMP say a preliminary investigation indicates an apartment building in Deer Lake, N.L., was destroyed by a fat fire.

August 5, 2015  By The Canadian Press


Police say it appears a resident was cooking french fries prior to the fire’s ignition.

The blaze spread to the rest of the six unit building.

No one was hurt, but the Canadian Red Cross says 10 people were displaced by Tuesday’s fire.

Police say the blaze was the third fat fire reported by the Deer Lake Fire Department within the past month.

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