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Duplex fire displaces two families in Piqua

Published: Sunday, December 31, 2018 @ 4:21 PM
Updated: Sunday, December 31, 2018 @ 5:30 PM
By: Breaking News Staff

Two families will be displaced for the night after a fire damaged a duplex in Piqua Sunday afternoon. 

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The fire occurred in the 100 block of Cleveland Street in the Shawnee neighborhood of Piqua around 1 p.m. Sunday. 

The fire was contained to a bedroom but did damage the structure. Damage was estimated around $20,000. 

The occupants of the duplex were able to evacuate and no injuries were reported. 

One family is receiving assistance from the Northern Miami Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. A second family will stay with family elsewhere. 

Additional details were not available.