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Saturday night Peterborough house fire leaves 8 people without a home

8 people left without a home after house fire in Peterborough
Peterborough fire leaves 8 people without a home

Eight people have been left without a home after a house fire in Peterborough on Saturday night.

The fire happened just after 10 p.m. on Victory Drive.

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According to Peterborough Fire Department, the cause of the fire was due to a cooking incident in a basement unit.

Three pets also had to be rescued, officials say.

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The Peterborough Disaster Trust Fund is providing assistance to the people displaced.

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Damage is estimated at $30,000.