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Fire caused an estimated $60,000 in damage to Euclid home

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Posted at 10:43 AM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 10:43:06-05

EUCLID, Ohio — A fire that ripped through a Euclid home on Thursday night caused an estimated $60,000 in damage, according to the Euclid Fire Department.

Just before 6:30 p.m., the Euclid Fire Department responded to a home in the 23200 block of Williams Avenue for a house fire. Firefighters found a house fully engulfed in flames, which threatened surrounding homes on the street.

Firefighters from Wickliffe and Willowick responded to assist, providing an aerial ladder and an ambulance on standby. In total, 25 firefighters responded to the scene.

After nearly an hour, the fire was extinguished. Firefighters searched the homes for potential victims. The fire department did not reveal whether anyone was displaced or injured as a result of the fire.

The origin and cause of the fire remain under investigation. If anyone has information on how this fire started, contact the Euclid Fire Investigation Unit at 216-289-8425.