Fire Chief: Duplex fire in Sebring, arson suspected

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The duplex was engulfed in flames, claimed a total loss

SEBRING, Ohio (WKBN) – A duplex in Sebring went up in flames early Sunday morning, according to the Sebring Fire Chief Mike Springer.

Crews responded to the building on N. 16th Street around 5:30 a.m.

Five departments responded to the call and say wind played a factor.

Chief Springer told First News that everyone inside got out safely, however the building was a total loss.

“With the high winds, we were worried about it catching the neighboring residents on fire and stuff, so it was a big factor at the time and we got lucky and it calmed down in the nick of time, too,” said Chief Springer.

Officials say that arson suspected and will continue investigation.

Chief Springer says they have a few suspects in mind but no arrests have been made.

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