Fire damages Pasco house, no one hurt

April 15, 2014 

A fire Tuesday morning caused significant damage to a Pasco house and displaced residents, according to fire officials.

Investigators are still working to determine a cause and origin of the fire at 115 N. Seventh Avenue, officials said. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters were called out around 11 a.m. and got the blaze under control in about 20 minutes, officials said. Flames burned the back and inside of the house.

Around 35 firefighters responded and crews stayed on scene for nearly three hours.

The fire also damaged a garage near the house and caused a natural gas leak that crews worked into Tuesday afternoon to control, officials said. Electrical lines were also damaged.

Crews from Pasco, Kennewick, Richland, Benton Fire District 1 and Walla Walla 5 responded, officials said.

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