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Fire Damages Duplex for 2nd Time in 2 Days in Springfield, Mass.

The owners of the duplex already were in the process of rehabilitating the structure when the second fire ignited

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    Flames ripped through a duplex in Springfield, Massachusetts, for the second time in just two days this past weekend, causing another estimated $20,000 in damage to the structure. 

    The Republican newspaper reports the latest fire at the Ashley Avenue residence was reported around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. 

    Local firefighters quickly extinguished the flames, which were contained to one side of the duplex. Fire officials say the blaze could've been caused by a variety of factors. 

    The cause of the initial fire, which occurred on Friday, was considered suspicious but had not been officially determined by the time of the second blaze. 

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    The owners of the duplex already were in the process of rehabilitating the structure when the second fire ignited. The first fire caused upward of $100,000 in property damage.

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