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Fire displaces five western students

Fire displaces five western students

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KGMI News Reporting

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Five Western Washington University students need to find a new place to live after a fire badly damaged their Bellingham home.

The cause of yesterday morning’s fire in the 1100 block of North Garden Street is not yet known.

Two of the women who lived there smelled smoke and called firefighters.

Play Bill Newbold on fire

Interim Chief Bill Newbold says no one was hurt.

Firefighters had to cut holes in the roof to allow smoke to escape.

Damage is estimated at about $50,000.

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