FITCHBURG (WKOW) -- The owners of a Fitchburg home daycare are displaced after a fire damaged their house on Jacquelyn Drive.
Firefighters were called to the scene around 8:20 p.m. Saturday when a neighbor saw heavy smoke and flames and called 911. Fitchburg fire reports when crews arrived, the fire had burned through part of the home's front wall and extended into the attic.
Officials say the fire was contained within 15 minutes. The homeowners were out of town when the fire started. One firefighter reported a minor injury.
Fitchburg fire officials say fire, heat and smoke damage estimates are expected to be high. Investigators discovered the fire started in a front bedroom, but the exact cause is still unknown.
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