Fire damages family home on Hooper Road
CENTRAL - The Red Cross is assisting a family after a fire ripped through their home.
The blaze occurred in the 8900 block of Hooper Road. According to Central Fire Department officials, the fire began around 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Firefighters arrived to visible flames coming from the inside of the home. Investigators told WBRZ they believe the fire started in the laundry room.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Working house fire 8900 block of Hooper Rd. Engine 353,313,343 rescue 338 and chief 301&305 responded. A quick... <a href="https://t.co/d75lH6HoUy">https://t.co/d75lH6HoUy</a></p>— Central Fire Dept. (@CentralFireDept) <a href="https://twitter.com/CentralFireDept/status/944401203668058113?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 23, 2017</a></blockquote>
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The Red Cross was called in to assist the five children and two adults who lived at the home.
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