GREEN BAY FIRE

AN ADULT AND THREE CHILDREN WERE DISPLACED FROM AN EAST SIDE GREEN BAY HOME AFTER A FIRE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT. FIREFIGHTERS WERE CALLED TO THE 1700 BLOCK OF FARLIN AVE FOR A REPORT OF SMOKE AND FLAMES SHOWING IN A HOME. FIREFIGHTERS FOUND FLAMES SHOOTING FROM WINDOWS ON TWO SIDES OF THE BUILDING. THE ADULT AND CHILDREN ALL ESCAPED BEFORE FIREFIGHTERS ARRIVED AND THEY WERE NOT HURT. IT TOOK CREWS ABOUT TEN MINUTES TO GET THE FIRE UNDER CONTROL, AND IT TOOK ANOTHER TWENTY MINUTES TO FULLY EXTINGUISH THE FIRE. THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION, HOWEVER, ONE OF THE OCCUPANTS SAID A CANDLE WAS BURNING IN THE AREA WHERE THE FIRE STARTED IN THE LIVING ROOM. DAMAGE COSTS ARE ESTIMATED AT $75,000

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