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Duluth man saves five from fire

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A fire Monday morning sent two men to the hospital and extensively damaged a building at 1923 W. Superior St.

But for the actions of Mark Howard, it could have been far worse. Howard entered the building's smoke-filled second floor and led five people to safety.

"It was very heroic -- we would have had some victims if he had not been there," Duluth Fire Department Assistant Chief Mitch Peterson said.

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