UPDATE: Cause and damage estimate of apartment complex fire released

Crews battle overnight fire in Fargo
Crews battle overnight fire in Fargo
Published: Oct. 19, 2020 at 6:50 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 19, 2020 at 7:50 PM CDT
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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The Fargo Fire Department has determined the cause of the October 11 apartment complex fire at 910 33rd Ave. North.

The fire, which started just before 3 a.m., was the result of improperly discarded smoking materials located on a third floor balcony.

The Fire Marshal says the fire extended from the balcony into the building and attic space, with fire damage estimated to be $850,000.

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