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Brockton fire displaces 24 residents

Twenty-four Brockton residents were displaced Saturday afternoon after a single-alarm fire spread though an apartment complex on North Main Street in Brockton.

The fire, which was reported at 3:11 p.m, began on the first floor when a power strip overheated, the fire department said.

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No one was injured. The residents included one child.

The American Red Cross of Massachusetts provided the residents with emergency shelter at a hotel and funds for food through the rest of the weekend.

One family received additional funds for clothing.

Juan Cajigas can be reached at Follow him on Twitter at @Esteban_Cajigas
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