Cause of house fire in Middletown investigated

Cause of house fire in Middletown investigated

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Middletown firefighters were called at 1:32 a.m. Saturday to a house fire in the 3200 block of Tytus Avenue. STAFF FILE/2016

Middletown fire investigators are looking into the cause of a house fire early Saturday morning.

Firefighters were called at 1:32 a.m. to a house fire in the 3200 block of Tytus Avenue. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke coming out of two windows of the house, according to the incident report. Monroe firefighters provided mutual aid assistance.

Police responding to the scene said that smoke could be seen billowing out of the attic vents in the single story house that contained four apartment units. The officer responding said condensation could be seen, indicating a large amount of heat inside.

No injuries were reported in the blaze. Damage losses were listed at $30,000 to the structure and $10,000 for the contents in the house.

After the fire was knocked down, a fire investigator was called to the scene.

According to the incident report, the fire started in a bedroom and was contained to the house. Investigators have not determined what caused the fire.

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