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Published: Monday, 7/31/2006

Fire in vacant city house causes $5,000 in damage

A fire in a vacant house on Washington Street caused about $5,000 in damage, fire officials said yesterday.

The blaze started about midnight at 1736 Washington. Battalion Fire Chief Jerry Abair said the fire started on the third floor of the vacant structure.

He said the cause of the fire has not been determined and remained under investigation.

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