Two people were injured in a fire in an Uptown high-rise building early Thursday morning.

Police said the fire started on the third floor of an eight-story building on the 4600 block of North Marine Drive around 2:30 a.m.

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Residents evacuated the building and were forced to wait outside while firefighters put out the blaze.

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Two people were injured, but their conditions were not available.

It was unclear what caused the blaze.

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The American Red Cross was providing assistance to residents whose homes were damaged by the fire.