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A fire destroyed the former home of Dr. Martin Luther King in Camden, New Jersey
Firefighters responded to the scene on the 700 block of Walnut Street just before 3 a.m. on Saturday morning.
The Action Cam was arrived as heavy flames were showing from the top floor of the home.
Doctor King lived in the home in 1950 while he was a student at the now-closed Crozer Theological Seminary.
The home was empty for many years and there has been a push to raise money to fix it.
The MLK House website says Dr. King slept, ate, prepared his messages, and plotted his first anti-discrimination lawsuit while living here.
The fire also damaged a neighboring home but no one was injured.
So far no word on a cause.
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