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Apartment Fire on Brown Ave Blocks Traffic in Yakima

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YAKIMA, Wa -    Yakima Fire crews responded to an apartment fire this afternoon.

They say the fire started in the attic.

Residents at the apartment complex had to be evacuated, but firefighters were able to get the fire under control quickly.

They say that in fires like this -- quick response is crucial to saving the building.

Deputy Fire Chief Charlie Hines says no one was hurt in the fire.  They're still trying to figure out how it started.

Traffic was backed up on 16th Avenue near Summitview for more than an hour.

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