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More than a dozen families displaced by fire

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PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Officials say about 14 families have been displaced by a fire at a Pearl apartment complex Friday.

Pearl firefighters have extinguished the fire at the Southwind apartments on Burma Drive. It started shortly before 3:30 Friday afternoon.

When our crew arrived, smoke and flames were coming from the two-story structure.

There are 18 units in the building and smoke was coming from the roof of multiple units.

The Red Cross is assisting the families displaced by the fire.

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