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Fire damages Northeast Memphis apartment building

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Cooking oil left unattended on a stove is the cause of an apartment fire in Northeast Memphis.

Firefighters were called to the Arbors at Century Center Apartments on Century Center Parkway near Whitten Road around 4:30 a.m. Monday.

It took firefighters about 30 minutes to put out the flames.

No one was injured.

Six units were affected by the fire, causing an estimated $200,000 in damage.

The American Red Cross provided assistance to six families.