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Basement fire damages Billings Park home

A fire Wednesday afternoon in the Billings Park neighborhood caused about $20,000 in damage to a home, according to the Superior Fire Department. The resident of the house at 1808 Susquehanna Ave., arrived home from work shortly after 2 p.m. to f...

A fire Wednesday afternoon in the Billings Park neighborhood caused about $20,000 in damage to a home, according to the Superior Fire Department.

The resident of the house at 1808 Susquehanna Ave., arrived home from work shortly after 2 p.m. to find the home fill with smoke.

Smoke was coming from several windows and vents around the house when fire crews arrived.

Firefighters made a rapid attack to extinguish the fire, located in the basement.

No one was injured but a pet Guinea pig suffered from smoke inhalation and a parakeet was found dead.

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The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

 

Superior Telegram

 

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