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26th Avenue Fire

Posted on 30th August 2010 at 07:23

A fire that destroyed a home on 26th Avenue in Longview remains under investigation. Crews from Longview Fire and Cowlitz 2 were called out shortly after 1 am yesterday morning, when fire was reported at 527 26th Avenue. Fire officials say that 25 percent of the home was involved in fire when they got onto the scene. A neighbor had reported hearing a “loud boom” prior to the discovery of the blaze. Damage to the structure is currently estimated at $84,000, and they say that the contents of the home are a total loss. It’s noted that no one was home when the fire broke out. The Red Cross is assisting the residents of the home. The cause hasn’t been determined as of yet.