Duplex fire displaces two families in Piqua

Two families will be displaced for the night after a fire damaged a duplex in Piqua Sunday afternoon.

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The fire occurred in the 100 block of Cleveland Street in the Shawnee neighborhood of Piqua around 1 p.m. Sunday.

The fire was contained to a bedroom but did damage the structure. Damage was estimated around $20,000.

The occupants of the duplex were able to evacuate and no injuries were reported.

One family is receiving assistance from the Northern Miami Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. A second family will stay with family elsewhere.

Additional details were not available.

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