Fireworks blamed for Vancouver duplex fire, $400K in damages - KPTV - FOX 12

Fireworks blamed for Vancouver duplex fire, $400K in damages

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VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -

Fireworks ignited a grass fire that spread to a duplex and caused $400,000 in damage, according to Vancouver firefighters.

The fire started early Sunday morning on the 1600 block of 164th Court.

Firefighters said fireworks set off in a grassy area caught the building on fire. Two families were forced from their homes, but nobody was hurt.

Firefighters estimated 75 percent of the duplex was destroyed, causing $400,000 in damage.

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