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Improperly Discarded Smoking Material Causes Apartment Fire in St. Petersburg

By Lt. Steven Lawrence, Correspondent | May 07, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 051820119

St. Petersburg, FL - St. Petersburg Fire Rescue responded to 10800 Brighton Bay Blvd. N.E. in St. Petersburg on May 7th for a small fire that started on the outside of a three-story garden style apartment building. The cause of the fire appeared to have been from discarded smoking material. The fire was extinguished quickly and contained to a small section of the building. Some truck work was needed to help with extinguishment. There were no reported injuries to any of the residents or firefighting personnel at the time of this fire.

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