Family displaced after Madisonville fire

MADISONVILLE, OH (FOX19) - A family has been displaced after a fire in Madisonville.

Flames broke out in the 4500 block of Erie Avenue around 9:20 p.m. Saturday night.

The initial call was that a child was trapped in the basement, but arriving fire crews found that all occupants had escaped safely.

The fire was brought under control within 20 minutes. The fire was confined to the basement area of the 2-story townhouse. No one was injured.

Damage is estimated at about $30,000 to the structure and contents. The Red Cross is assisting the two adults and children who were displaced by the fire.

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