Fire damages Steelton home

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STEELTON, Pa. – Fire has left a Steelton family temporarily homeless.  It happened at about 2:10 pm at their single family home in the 400 block of S Street.

The daughter of the homeowners, who was at home sick, noticed smoke and called 911. She escaped without injury and went next door to a relative’s home.

Damage was confined mostly to the basement where the fire started. The upper floors of the two story bi-level had smoke damage.  The fire was under control within minutes of the arrival of firefighters.

The exact cause of the fire is under investigation.  Preliminary damage estimates are about $30,000.