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Duplex in Clairton ‘likely a total loss’ after fire, officials say

CLAIRTON, Pa. — Emergency crews were called to the scene of a duplex fire in Clairton.

PHOTOS: 2nd alarm called for house fire in Clairton

According to officials, crews were called to North 4th Street at around 5 a.m.

According to a Clairton Volunteer Fire Department lieutenant, the fire started in the first floor in the back of the duplex and spread throughout the house.

Our crew at the scene saw flames shooting from the roof of a house.

The duplex is likely a total loss, officials said. Neighbors had to be evacuated and at least one neighboring house was damaged by flames.

Officials said they’re not sure what caused the blaze at this time.

Elizabeth Township Fire Department on Facebook said they were called to the scene as a second alarm assignment.

No one was hurt in the fire, Clairton police said.

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