Basement house fire displaces a family of 5

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PEORIA, Ill.– Peoria Fire and Rescue is investigating a basement fire that occurred Friday night.

Rick Morgan with Peoria Fire and Rescue said at around 9:30 p.m., crews responded to a report of a structure fire at a home located at 3030 W Ann. Upon arrival, fire crews found heavy black smoke pouring from the entrance of the single-story home.

The fire was confined to the basement of this home, but the entire house still suffered heavy damages. No one was found inside.

Red Cross was dispatched to the scene to provide lodging for two adults and three children that live in the home.

The fire is now under investigation.

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