Fire Forces Dozens From Michigan Apartments

ANN ARBOR, Mich. --

More than two dozen people were forced out of their homes early Monday morning when a fire broke out at an apartment building in Ann Arbor.

The Ann Arbor Fire Department said everyone was able to get out safe when the blaze hit the Willow Tree Apartments on Shirley Street.

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Fire officials at the scene said at least one person escaped the fire via a third-floor balcony.

They do not yet know the cause of the fire but said it appears to have started in the building's attic.

The American Red Cross was on the scene assisting the displaced residents, which include a number of students from the University of Michigan.

They are being put up in a nearby hotel.

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