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Flames Force a Dozen Out of Apartment

HAZLETON — A Friday morning fire at an apartment building in Hazleton forced a dozen people from their homes.

Crews were called to the place along North Bennett Court around 7 a.m.

Fire crews said one person was taken to the hospital for breathing in smoke.  A firefighter was also treated for a hand injury.

The fire chief in Hazleton thinks the fire may have been cooking related.



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