Two displaced in fire

Published 9:51 pm Friday, March 17, 2017

Two people were displaced after a fire on East Washington Street Friday evening.

The fire in the 1000 block of East Washington Street was reported at 6:51 p.m. The first units arrived on scene three minutes later and found moderate smoke coming from the upstairs floor of the two-story residence, according to a city press release.

The fire was marked under control at 7:16 p.m. There were no injuries. The two occupants were displaced and will be receiving assistance from relatives.


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The roadway was shut down in both directions for part of the evening.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.