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Discarded cigarette sparks apartment fire in Hanover

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A discarded cigarette sparked a fire at an apartment in Hanover Borough Friday afternoon, according to fire officials.

Flames broke out shortly after 1:30 p.m. along the first block of West Middle Street.

The fire started on a second-floor back porch and quickly spread up to the attic, according to firefighters at the scene.

No one was injured.

The fire caused an estimated $75,000 to $80,000 in structural damage.

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