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Two displaced after Salem fire

Courtesy Salem Fire & EMS
Courtesy Salem Fire & EMS(Salem Fire & EMS)
Published: Jan. 4, 2021 at 6:38 PM EST
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SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - Two residents of 415 Stonewall Circle in Salem were displaced Monday after a fire and are being helped by family.

According to Salem Fire & EMS, crews responded shortly before 1 p.m. and found smoke coming from the lower portion of the home. The fire was brought under control within 10 minutes and stopped from spreading beyond the basement.

The Salem Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire was accidental and caused by an electrical issue. Smoke and water damage to the basement is estimated at less than $10,000.

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