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Fire ruled accidental at Glenwood Towers in Raleigh, officials say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Raleigh fire officials said that a high-rise apartment fire at Glenwood Towers late last month has been ruled accidental.

The blaze broke out Oct. 26 in a unit on the ninth floor of the 14-story building.

Nearly 300 were evacuated from the building and six people were taken to hospitals for treatment.

Flames were seen coming out one of the windows of the tower. 

Fire officials on Friday did not have a specific cause for the blaze.

There are 288 units in Glenwood Towers, which is the Raleigh Housing Authority's largest community.

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