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Alexandria House Fire

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Alexandria Firefighters were on the scene of an apartment fire early Monday morning, June 14th.  The smoke began in the attic at 901 Hawthorne Street.  Firefighters on scene believe it to be a possible electrical fire.  The initial call came in around 4:30 Monday morning.  Everyone was accounted for in all but one of the five apartments in the building. The tenants vehicle was not present and firefighters were working to gain access to the apartment.  No visible flames were scene, but the smell of smoke permeated throughout the 900 block and beyond.  In addition to the Alexandria Fire Department, the Alexandria Police Department and North Ambulance were on scene.