Update: People displaced after duplex fire in Ephrata

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EPHRATA BOROUGH, Lancaster – UPDATE:  Several people are displaced after a fire broke out at a duplex Sunday morning.

According to Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company, Lt. Ken Weber, the fire broke out in the attic of a duplex.

Crews quickly extinguished the fire but four adults and one child were displaced from the home. The Red Cross is assisting them.

Lt. Weber say the fire was electrical and determined that it was accidental.

Damage is set at $25,000, according to Lt. Weber.

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The fire broke out at 7:37 a.m on the 2000 block of West Franklin Street.

According to Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company, West Franklin Street and South Oak Street between Main Street and Fulton Street are closed while crews are on the scene.

No injuries are being reported according to Emergency Management Agency.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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