15 displaced by late night fire

15 displaced by late night fire

YAKIMA, WA — 15 people are out of a home after a late night fire rips through a duplex and burns a nearby house.

The fire was reported at 12:30 Wednesday morning in the 1100 block of W. Washington Ave., firefighters arrived to find one duplex unit fully engulfed in flames.

Up to 60 firefighters were called out to the scene to knock down the flames, which spread to a neighboring house.

Firefighters said one unit was completely destroyed, while the second had smoke damage — One of two units in the neighboring house received extensive damage.

Investigators believe the fire may have started in the kitchen of the destroyed unit.