Residential fire in Lincoln Park causes $50,000 in damage; no injuries

Thomson Township fire
A home at 21 Ridge Road in Thomson Township was destroyed by fire Jan. 16, 2022.
Contributed / Lisa Johnson

No one was injured in a house fire early Tuesday morning in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood.

The Duluth Fire Department responded to a fire at 2309 W. Eighth St. at 1:14 am. The occupant was out of the house by the time crews arrived.

Crews found heavy fire involvement on the back side of the residence, according to a news release from the fire department. Firefighters entered the house and extinguished the fire on the second floor.

Firefighters cut a hole in the roof to vent heat and smoke and to assess for any fire extension. Damage to the building, which was contained to the second floor, is estimated at $50,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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