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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Downtown Pittsburgh apartment building was evacuated after a fire broke out Saturday afternoon.

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The fire was reported just before 2 p.m. at the Penn Garrison Lofts located next to the social security office on Penn Avenue.

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According to fire officials, the fire started in the kitchen of an apartment. Residents reported seeing heavy smoke and some flames inside an apartment on the fourth floor.

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The fire was contained to one unit.