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Wednesday Morning Altoona House Fire

Fire officials in Blair County say seven people were displaced early Wednesday morning following an apartment fire along 6th Avenue in the city of Altoona.

911 officials say crews were dispatched to the blaze around 7 a.m.

According to Altoona Deputy Fire Chief Michael Hawksworth, eight total apartments were involved in the fire.

Officials added that two people were transported from the scene, including a firefighter, and were taken to UPMC Altoona for further evaluation.

Authorities noted that the Red Cross was also contacted to assist the residents who were displaced.

Officials say the building is deemed a total loss and a state police fire marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze.

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