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Electrical short sparks fire in Richmond apartment

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Richmond Fire officials say an electrical short caused a fire that forced 5 people from their apartment late Sunday night.

Officials now say the fire started with the short in the ceiling above a second floor apartment at 3917 Cutshaw Ave. around 10:30 p.m.

The call initially came in after smoke was scene in the streets near the apartment. No one was injured, but five people were displaced.

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