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AL: Electrical Fire Displaces 14; $250,0000 in damages

Montgomery, Alabama:  A two-alarm electrcial fire that ripped through the second story of a Montgomery Village townhouse on Sunday night displaced 14 people, according to Montgomery County fire department officials.  “No civilians or firefighters were injured,” said Assistant Chief Scott Graham, a spokesman for the Montgomery Country Fire and Rescue Service.

Fire and rescue personnel responded at around 11 p.m. to the fire, which occurred in the 18200 block of Kilrush Court.  Officials believe the fire was electrical and accidental, Graham said.  Damages from the fire totaled approximately $250,000, Graham said, adding that four housing units were damaged.

Firefighters arriving at the scene noticed heavy flames coming from the second story of a townhouse. The townhouse and surrounding houses were evacuated and the fire was extinguished quickly, Graham said.  The Red Cross is making accommodations for some of the displaced people, while others will be staying with relatives.

Stroy via Gazette.net

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