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Yuma families displaced after apartment fire

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The apartment near 10th Avenue and 1st Street where the fire broke out

Cause under investigation

The blaze broke out just before six a.m in an apartment near 10th Avenue and W. 1st Street.

An early morning apartment fire forced seven people out of their homes early Sunday morning.

Yuma Police helped Yuma firefighters get everyone affected out of the building. No one got hurt.

The blaze left six adults and one child homeless. Yuma Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteers are helping all of them.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. YPD encourages anyone with information to call (928) 373-47200 or (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.

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Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis recently returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director, but she and her family have a long history in the Desert Southwest.


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