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Bullskin Township home damaged in fire

| Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

A man and woman were assisted by the American Red Cross Tuesday after a fire that broke out at 8:30 a.m. fire damaged their home at 1708 Memorial Blvd.

Jeff Kelley, Bullskin fire department first assistant chief, said it appeared that a malfunctioning heater ignited the blaze.

No one was home at the time, he said.

The single-story home sustained heavy smoke and water damage, Kelley said.

Red Cross spokeswoman Lauren Ashley said the adults were provided with food, clothing and shelter.

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