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Fire destroys Danish museum, collection saved

April 28, 2013

A fire blazed through The Museum of Danish Resistance in Copenhagen on Sunday, destroying large parts of the building but most of the collection was saved, museum officials said.

No one was injured in the fire and firefighters and staff who rushed to the scene in central Copenhagen managed to save the majority of display items, museum spokesman Henrik Schilling said.

The fire started in the museum cafe around 2 a.m. and quickly spread to the exhibition hall. The last pockets of fire were being extinguished shortly after noon, Schilling said.

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