Posted at: 01/06/2013 10:40 PM
By: Zach Hammer
The Duluth Fire Dept. responded to the three-story house at 2429 E 2nd St at 6:46 p.m. to the report of a fire on the back porch.
When crews got there, the fire was extending up the side of the house. The blaze damaged walls and a crawl space.
According to the Duluth Fire Dept., the fire caused $15,000 to the building, and $10,000 to the contents.
The family was home at the time, but was able to evacuate safely.