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Tampa adult facility evacuated because of fire

TBO.com Tribune staff
Published:   |   Updated: March 13, 2013 at 09:53 AM

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An adult community facility had to be evacuated after a two-alarm fire this afternoon, Tampa Fire Rescue said.

The fire was reported about 12:35 p.m. at 4815 N. Macdill Ave. N. Heavy smoke was coming out of an apartment.

The blaze was quickly extinguished, fire officials said. The cause was determined to be a small child who was trying to light the candles near a prayer area of his grandmother's home.

The resident will be staying with family.

Damage estimates were not yet available, fire officials said.

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