SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - At least six people were displaced by a mid-morning fire on Savannah's east side.
Savannah Fire and Emergency Services firefighters arrived just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday to a duplex in the 2300 block of Mississippi Avenue on a report of a structure fire.
The fire was located in the rear of the brown, one-story, wooded-sided duplex on the north side of Mississippi Avenue. Unit B had extensive damage, where it's believed the flames originated, according to SFES. Unit A had smoke and water damage, but was deemed uninhabitable due to electric power and gas being turned off to the entire structure, according to SFES.
No one was in unit B at the time of the fire and all occupants of unit A were able to evacuate the structure without injury.
SFES investigators are at the scene, trying to determine a cause and an ignition point for the blaze.
The American Red Cross was contacted to assist the displaced residents.