Crews investigating cause of early morning house fire in Evansville

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EVANSVILLE, Ind.(WEHT)- A morning fire quickly spread through a home Wednesday morning. The home is now a total loss, and the fire also damaged a second home.

It happened in the 700 block of East Florida Street just after 7 a.m.

The Evansville Fire Department says there were two homes involved, and the fire from the first home entered the attic of the second home.

Everyone inside both homes, as well as a dog, made it out on their own safely. The Red Cross was notified to assist the residents of the first home.

The owner said that they were in the midst of cleaning/remodeling the house.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation as an accidental fire.

(This story was originally published March 31, 2021)

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