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$400,000 in damage, 3 displaced after London, Ont. house fire

The blaze happened around 9:30 a.m. Saturday at 1280 King Street, which is a multi-family residence. London Fire Department/Twitter

London, Ont., fire crews say three people are displaced after a fire took place Sunday morning.

Platoon chief Shawn Fitzgerald with London Fire Department told 980 CFPL the blaze happened around 9:30 a.m. at 1280 King Street, which is a multi-family residence.

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“The fire had gotten into the walls. It travelled throughout the residence and up into the attic,” he said. “This is common with the style of construction of older homes.”

A woman was taken to hospital, but there is no information on her conditions.

Three adults from separate families have been displaced.

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“They had their own apartments in the house. They were not related. They each found accommodation by Red Cross,” said Fitzgerald.

Damage is pegged around $400,000.

The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing, but crews say it does not appear to be suspicious.

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