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Albany firefighters blame food unattended in apartment fire

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Firefighters have confirmed that a family has been displaced from an apartment in North Albany Monday night after a fire tore through the kitchen. Officials say the fire started inside an apartment on the 900 block of 20th Avenue.

Officials say food left unattended on the stove is likely the cause.

There is a significant amount of damage to the unit. No other apartments were damaged.

The family that lives in the unit says they will stay with family temporarily while the damage is assessed.

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