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Vagrants burn garage apartments

February 10, 2003

Albany -- Homeless people trying to stay warm burn another building in downtown Albany. This apartment building at 721 West First Avenue burned early yesterday. Both the apartment building and the house in front of it are vacant and boarded up.

 Fire investigators say homeless people were living there and set a fire to stay warm. The fire caused an estimated 20 thousand dollars damage.

Last month two homeless men died when the fire they built to stay warm burning down a building fire on West Ogelthorpe Drive.

posted at 3:14 by jimw@walb.com

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