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Fire displaces 2 families

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Two families have been displaced after an overnight fire at an apartment in Colorado Springs.

It happened around 4 a.m. Saturday at The Knolls at Sweetgrass Apartments on Gatehouse Cir. S.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department said neighbors saw the fire on the balcony of a unit on the second floor and called 911. The family living in the unit was woken up by neighbors.

The Red Cross is helping the two displaced families find a place to live.

One of the families includes three adults, two dogs and a bird. The other family has two adults, one child and two dogs.

No injuries were reported.

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