Fayetteville house fire displaces family of five

  • Source: Fayetteville Observer - Metered Site
  • Published: 05/21/2020 04:13 AM

A house fire in the 6500 block of Portsmouth Drive early Wednesday displaced a family of five, according to the Fayetteville Fire Department. The fire was reported just after 12:30 a.m. When firefighters arrived, smoke could be seen coming from the split level home. Four adults and a child made it out safely, according to a news release. Firefighters extinguished a fire in the basement, which had extensive damage. Other parts of the home also had damage, the release said. Damage was estimated at $30,000, the release said. Fire officials said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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