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A reader sent in photos from Sunday morning’s fire at Austin Manor Apartments.
As NEast Philly reported yesterday, the five-alarm blaze took two hours for firefighters to control, and displaces several residents to a Red Cross temporary shelter at Northeast High School.
Three more photos below.
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