WASHINGTON - A house was destroyed by intense flames from a fire Friday morning.
The fire started just after 8 a.m. at a home on North Franklin Street in Washington.
Investigators said neighbors saw the flames and called 911. The two adults and a child lived at the home at the time were able to get out of the house safetly.
The cause is believed to be a space heater, but because the second floor collapsed investigators are struggling to confirm that.
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Tense moments for firefighters battling hte fire when the second floor collapsed onto the first floor.
The flames were so intense, siding from a neighboring house melted.
No one was injured.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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