Fire Damages Basement of Home in Norton Park Neighborhood

By KBJR News 1

Fire Damages Basement of Home in Norton Park Neighborhood

July 4, 2013 Updated Jul 4, 2013 at 3:04 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Authorities are investigating what sparked the flames of a fire in the basement of a home in the Norton Park Neighborhood this afternoon.

Crews were called to the fire around 1pm along the 400 Block of North 85th Avenue West. Once on the scene, firefighters saw flames coming from the home's basement.

The occupants of the house were accounted for outside the structure.

Authorities say they were able to extinguish the blaze quickly before flames could reach the rest of the house. No one was injured in the fire.

Officials say there is about $20,000 worth of damage to the basement.

The Duluth Fire Marshal is investigating the origin and cause of the fire.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns
kburns@kbjr.com

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