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www.wmfd.com - An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire that damaged an apartment complex in Mansfield at 224 Clairmont Ave. Monday evening. }}" />

   
 
 
Fire Damages Apartment In Mansfield

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  Original Published: 8/20/2013An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire that damaged an apartment complex in Mansfield at 224 Clairmont Ave. Monday evening. The fire occurred around 5 p.m. Mansfield firefighters battled heavy smoke and flames in the second floor of the residence. "When we arrived there was heavy smoke showing from the upstairs bedroom. Witnesses stated they had seen the fire and no one was inside," Asst. fire chief Chris Speelman. Neighbor Howard Hall recorded the fire on his cell phone. "I was at home watching television when I heard the sirens outside. I came out to see what was going on," Hall said. Firefighters ripped out insulation and knocked out coverings in the attic to battle the blaze. Speelman said no one was injured in the blaze. He said the apartment sustained significant damage. He said the apartment next to it only had minor smoke damage.
   
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