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Most residents will return to Hudson-Malone Tower

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -  27 people affected by a kitchen fire at Hudson Malone Tower were relocated by the Red Cross.  Most of the residents will return to their apartments tonight.

 

 

Ten people won't be able to return until damage is repaired. The Red Cross is working on helping them. 

 

Three apartments on the west side of building sustained the most smoke and water damage.

More than 200 people were forced out of their homes Monday night because of the fire.

Emergency workers rushed there late Monday afternoon and helped about 100 elderly and disabled residents out of the smoke-filled building. 

The fire moved through electrical wires from the 4th floor where the fire started, to the 5th. So electricity had to be cut. 

The residents got a meal at the SOWEGA Council on Aging senior center on Pine Avenue and stayed their until friends or relatives picked them up.


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