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Tracy Morgan Apartment Fire: New Details

Feb. 18 2009, Published 6:38 a.m. ET

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We're learning new details about a fire this morning at Tracy Morgan's apartment inside the swanky Trump Place building on NYC's Riverside Boulevard.

According to the NY Post, the fire was reportedly sparked by a faulty fish tank . The source says apparently either a light attached to the tank shorted out or there was a problem with a water pump on the tank.

The fire was contained to Morgan's unit , but the billowing smoke set off sprinklers that soaked several floors of the tower . Sources say that when they arrived at Morgan's apartment, a sprinkler inside had already extinguished the blaze. The water ended up ruining most, if not all of his personal items inside.

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Tracy was home at the time, but was not hurt.


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