Dozens homeless after massive apartment fire

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Dozens of people are without a home after massive flames took over an apartment building in Spring Valley.

Eight fire departments responded to the scene yesterday morning at 21 Slinn Ave. Officials say the blaze was so intense that it jumped the building firewall.

At least six apartments were destroyed, while several others sustained water and smoke damage. Three tenants were treated for smoke inhalation and two firefighters received minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but officials say they have ruled out arson. The Red Cross is now helping tenants find a place to stay.

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