House fire displaces 3 residents; Cause is under investigation, battalion chief says

A house fire in the 2200 block of Hazelton Avenue that displaced three residents is under investigation, Riverside Battalion Chief Jim Hart said. 

Crews were dispatched just before 9 p.m. on a report of a dwelling fire in a single-story, single-family residence with fire showing on one side. 

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Hart said the preliminary investigation traced the origin of the fire to the kitchen area. 

He estimated damage to the structure and contents at $35,000. 

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There were no injuries. 

The three residents will have to stay elsewhere for now, the battalion chief said. 

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