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Chatham Apartments evacuated due to fire

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Chatham Apartments on Abercorn Street was evacuated late Friday night due to a fire in one of the apartments. 

Savannah Fire responded on-scene after receiving a call for a fire alarm activation around 11:03 p.m.

Firefighters found heavy, black smoke coming from the apartment where the fire began. They were able to contain the blaze to just one room. 

Per high rise regulations, a call for backup was sent out as a precaution, but representatives with Savannah Professional Firefighters say that the first team was able to contain the fire with no additional help. 

At this time, the cause of the fire is still being investigated. 

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