According to reports, Robert DeNiro's three-story apartment in New York was damaged by a fire caused by dryer lint. No one was injured in the fire near West 68th Street and DeNiro was out of the country at the time of the fire. A NYC Fire Department spokesman said "Fire, smoke and water damage have been done on the fifth floor. The fourth and sixth floors also suffered some damage."
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