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Published December 28, 2011, 04:12 PM

GF Fire Department: Juvenile Caused 17th St. Apartment Fire

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - Investigation into the cause of a south Grand Forks apartment fire has found that a juvenile was the cause.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - Investigation into the cause of a south Grand Forks apartment fire has found that a juvenile was the cause.

The Grand Forks Fire Department says the fire that started on Friday, December 23 at 2627 S. 17th. St. was caused by the juvenile setting fire to a CD storage case.

The fire spread to other combustibles in the juvenile's bedroom.

The Grand Forks Fire Department urges residents to make sure their smoke detectors are in good working order and that they have an escape route planned in the event of an emergency.

Residents should immediately exit any burning structure and contact 9-1-1.

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