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EFD: 2 adults displaced after house fire on Jefferson Ave.

EPD investigating house fire on Jefferson Ave.
Updated: May. 21, 2021 at 9:23 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Fire damaged a home on Evansville’s southside on Friday night.

According to Evansville Central Dispatch, fire crews responded to the 600 block of Jefferson Avenue after hearing a report of a structure fire slightly after 6:30 p.m.

The Evansville Fire Department says the bulk of the fire was knocked down quickly, but extensive overhaul was needed to search for the hidden fire in the roof over the porch area. We are told the fire was considered extinguished just after 7 p.m.

Fire officials tell 14 News the Red Cross was notified, and two adults are displaced.

EFD says no one was hurt.

14 News was informed the Evansville Police Department is investigating the cause of Friday’s fire.

We are told the exact cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.

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