Cause still sought in Jamestown fire

JAMESTOWN — The cause of a fire that broke out Sunday afternoon at a Jamestown home remains under investigation.

Crews were alerted to the blaze around 12:15 p.m. at 114 King St.; officers with the Jamestown Police Department arrived and stated that flames were shooting from the rear of the structure.

The occupants, along with a dog, managed to get out prior to the arrival of firefighters. Two cats did perish in the fire.

Smoke could be seen coming from an attic window. Firefighters remained on scene until about 5:30 p.m.

According to fire officials, the property is not habitable due to damage it sustained in the blaze.


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