Kennewick mother, two daughters displaced after fire damages home

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PC: Fire Chief Chad Michael

KENNEWICK, Wash. – A Kennewick mother and her two daughters are temporarily without a place to stay after a fire damaged their home Monday morning.

According to Kennewick Fire Department Chief Chad Michael, the fire started at 119 East 6th Street. He said there was ‘substantial’ fire damage to a garage, the attic and the back side of the house.

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A KAPP-KVEW reporter was on scene and showed the damage in a live video:

Neighbors first smelled smoke before seeing flames, and some evacuated out of fear the fire might jump to other homes because of fast winds.

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Firefighters told our reporter that the fire started in the garage and quickly spread to the attic, damaging the walls of the home.

A car inside the garage was destroyed, and a car outside was heavily damaged.

Everyone inside got out safely, however, there were some pets still unaccounted for.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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