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11 displaced after Harrisburg row home fire

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Update, 7/2, 8:45 p.m.: 11 people were displaced after a fire that impacted four buildings.

City officials say one of the buildings was an occupied single family home and one was being used as an illegal boarding home. The other two buildings were condemned and collapsing.

Harrisburg Bureau of Fire responded to the fire around 7:37 p.m. on July 1.

There were no injuries.

The fire started in a derelict building, city officials say. The cause remains unknown.

Previously: Ten people were displaced on Friday evening after their homes went up in flames in Harrisburg, according to city officials.

Firefighters arrived at the scene on the 1200 block of Kittatinny Street and saw flames shooting out of a third-story window.

City officials say four row homes were affected and 10 people were displaced.

There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Rescue 59 is currently responding to 1200 Blk of Kittatinny St as part of Harrisburg City’s 2nd alarm. Units are working a row of 4 with heavy fire and collapse of two units.

Posted by Lower Swatara Fire Department on Friday, July 1, 2022

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