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Several People Are Without A Home After A Fire Destroyed A Duplex in Yakima

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YAKIMA, WA-- Firefighters are still investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a duplex in Yakima early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters got to the scene on South 1st Avenue around 1:00 Wednesday morning and saw the backside of the house was in flames, which also spread to the entire attic.

Fire crews from the City of Yakima, Union Gap and Selah responded and they said it took a while to get the flames under control.

They finished cleaning up around 5:00 Wednesday morning.  Everyone who lived in the house was able to get out and no one was injured, but firefighters say the building is a total loss.

The house is now boarded up and uninhabitable. 

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