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Fire damages apartments near Peoria High

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Four apartments sustained smoke damage in an early morning blaze on N. North Street.

The Peoria Fire Department arrived to 1314 N. North around 5:30 a.m. to find light smoke showing from a two-story apartment house. Crews found a fire in a lower apartment and extinguished it before it spread. 

Two people in the building got out before crews arrived. The fire was contained to the one apartment, but all four suffered smoke damage. Damage is estimated at $10,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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