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    Paris Apartment Building Fire Leaves 3 Dead, 28 Injured - Reports (Photo)

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    Three people have died as a result of a fire that occurred on Saturday at around 5 am in central Paris, AFP has reported, citing firefighters.

    According to a spokesman of the fire department, 28 people, including a fighter, have been injured as well with some of the injured been intoxicated by the fire fume.

    The department has mobilised a total of 200 firefighters, while the fire has been "taken under control but not extinguished", according to captain Florian Lointier.

    The six-storey residential building also houses a restaurant and a hammam.

    According to preliminary data, the fire may have occurred at the staircase.

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