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Early-morning fire prompts evacuation at Burton Place senior housing complex near Flint

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BURTON, Michigan — An early-morning fire has prompted an evacuation at a senior citizen housing complex near Flint.

WEYI-TV says that one person was seen being taken away in an ambulance following the Wednesday fire that started on the ninth floor of Burton Place. The 200-unit complex is in the Flint suburb of Burton.

WJRT-TV says authorities evacuated the eighth through 10th floors while they extinguished the fire.

There's no immediate word about the cause of the fire.

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