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Salem house fire ruled accidental

The four people who were inside are safe

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SALEM, Va. – Four people safely escaped a house fire in Salem Monday morning, according to firefighters.

The Salem Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that the fire was accidental in nature and the damage estimate is $30,000. The displaced residents of the home are being assisted with housing through their insurance company.

Crews responded to the scene of the fire on the 800 block of Yorkshire Street at about 7 a.m.

No one was hurt.