Apartment fire displaces tenants

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PORTLAND — An early morning fire on Munjoy Hill Dec. 20 left 12 people temporarily homeless.
The fire at 11 Sheridan St. appears to have started at the rear of the third floor in the three-story, multi-unit apartment building.

Despite below zero windchill, firefighters were able to control the fire within 45 minutes, according to a city spokesman. No one was injured, however 12 tenants have been displaced.

Damage to the building was confined to the third floor and attic, according to the spokesman. The cause is not expected to be determined until the end of this week.

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