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Five family members displaced following fire in Springfield

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Five people are without a home after a fire started in the second floor of a home on Yale Street this afternoon.

Aide to the Springfield Fire Commissioner Dennis Leger said that they responded around 3:45 p.m. to the 100 block of Yale Street.

One family lives on the second floor of that home, and the first floor is vacant.

Investigators have determined the cause to be from a stove left unattended while cooking.

Damages are estimated to be around $85,000.

A child was monitored for possible smoke inhalation, but no one has been transported to the hospital.

The Red Cross has been called in to assist those five family members.

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