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Fire rips through Brattleboro apartment building

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BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -

Six families in Brattleboro are homeless after fire ripped through their apartment building.

It happened on Elliot Street around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Officials say flames and heavy smoke poured from the seven-unit building.

All residents and pets escaped unharmed. The Red Cross is helping 17 displaced residents find homes.

No word yet on what sparked that blaze, but officials say it appears to have started on the third floor.

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