Intense flames destroy house in Washington

Intense flames destroy house in Washington

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.

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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.