Richmond structure with hazmat items catches fire; residents advised to stay inside, authorities say

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RICHMOND, Calif. -- A fire in a Richmond structure with hazardous materials inside prompted an advisory to nearby residents to stay indoors and avoid the smoke, firefighters and police said Saturday afternoon.

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The recommendation applied to residents within a six-block radius of the 1200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in central Richmond.

Officials advised other residents to avoid the area.

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