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Fire causes $110,000 in damages to Northumberland Avenue house

An attic fire that spread to the second floor early this evening caused $110,000 in damages to a 2½-story frame house at 718 Northumberland Ave.

The fire, called in at 6:24 p.m. was ruled under control by 7:02 p.m. No residents were injured but a firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.

Damages were estimated at $80,000 to the building and $30,000 to its contents. The cause remains under investigation.