Investigators don't know what started Tacoma house fire

Staff writerJuly 25, 2013 

The cause of a house fire in Tacoma that displaced four people Tuesday remains unknown although investigators pinpointed its start to an upstairs bedroom, the Fire Department said.

No one was injured in the fire, which started about 12:20 p.m. Tuesday at a 1,566-square-foot home in the 1400 block of South 56th Street. Firefighters said there were no working smoke alarms in the home.

Two children and two adults were displaced. Damages are estimated at $25,000.

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