Duplex fire displaces six residents


Six residents are displaced following a duplex fire on the 100th block of Maple Avenue in Martinsburg.

Firefighters with the Martinsburg Fire Department said the fire started on the back porch of the home and made its way into the walls, which caused serious electrical damage.

Units arrived on the scene around 10 in the morning and put out the fire within 20 minutes.

The Red Cross is giving the residents lodging for the evening.

Firefighters said there were no injuries.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

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