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Fire near Ohio University injures at least eight people

 A fire tore through a city block Sunday morning, just steps away from Ohio University.

The flames and smoke injured at least eight people, including students and first responders.

Officials are uncertain about what caused the flames that spread across several buildings and businesses.

More than 30 students who live above these businesses were forced to spend their Sunday night elsewhere. 

Ohio University and the Red Cross are helping to provide shelter and toiletries to the affected students.

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