Roseburg duplex catches fire

July 24, 2018

Firefighters prepare to extinguish flames on the roof of a duplex during a structure fire at the 800 block of West Francis Street in Roseburg on Monday afternoon.

A duplex in the 800 block of Francis Street caught fire Monday afternoon.

Firefighters initially responded to a report of smoke coming out of the back of the duplex at 2:01 p.m.

Later on, smoke starting coming out of the eaves of the building.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Roseburg Fire Department’s Assistant Fire Chief Merrill Gonterman said everyone made it out of the building.

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