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Henrico apartment fire leaves 21 people homeless

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HENRICO COUNTY (WSLS 10) - A fire at a Henrico County apartment building leaves 21 people without a home.

It happened Friday morning.

Authorities say that the blaze was caused by improperly discarded smoking materials.

No one was hurt, but a cat died.

Crews say that 12 of the 16 units affected are uninhabitable.

It took firefighters about an hour and a half to get the fire under control.