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Published: Tuesday, 2/24/2009

NYC firefighters battle Chinatown apartment blaze

ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK Firefighters are battling a blaze in a six-story apartment building in Manhattan's Chinatown that has killed one person.

Fire officials say another 21 people have been injured, including two firefighters.

The injured were taken to Bellevue Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center.

There was no word on the cause of the fire, which began early Tuesday morning.



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