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Two Ogden families displaced after fire

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Posted at 7:49 AM, Jun 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-16 09:49:14-04

OGDEN, Utah — A structure fire forced two Ogden families out of their homes Thursday night.

Fire crews responded to 446 E 20th St. shortly after 8:30 p.m., and they found heavy smoke and fire coming from the upstairs apartment of the two-story building.

According to a statement from the Ogden Fire Department, the fire was extinguished within a minutes and damage is estimated at $50,000.

All of building’s occupants evacuated safely and no one was injured. The Red Cross is assisting the displaced families.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.