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Tenants flee Lynn fire

LYNN — Zaina Saidi’s rescued possessions totaled one small suitcase, some loose coins, and her grandmother’s necklace after a four-alarm fire roared through a large apartment building early Monday morning, leaving an estimated 44 people homeless.

“My everything that I have were in there,’’ said Saidi, 60, a certified nursing assistant currently on unemployment, as she stood near the charred remains of the apartment building at 145 Lewis St. “All my clothes, my two TVs, my furniture, my everything. I don’t have anything, just my grandmother’s jewelry. I need help.”

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