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Smoke billows from the roof Monday evening of an apartment fire in south Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Fargo fire leaves 150 homeless: Firefighters rescue pets from scene of five-alarm blaze

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No one was hurt, but 150 south Fargo residents are without a home after a massive blaze Monday night destroyed the Galleria On 42nd apartment building.


Fargo Fire Marshal Norman Scott said he believes the fire began shortly before 6 p.m. in the center of the first floor of the three-story building at 3700 42nd St. S.

The blaze escalated upward from the first floor and spread quickly throughout the attic, Scott said.

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