Electrical fire displaces four in Clearwater

Firefighters with Clearwater Fire & Rescue responded to an electrical fire at a home on Richards Avenue about 8:45 a.m. April 19.

CLEARWATER — Red Cross is assisting four people who were displaced due to a fire at a house on Richards Avenue in Clearwater the morning of April 19.

When Clearwater Fire & Rescue responded to the home about 8:45 a.m., heavy smoke was pouring from the single-story structure. Three people inside the home escaped without injury, and firefighters extinguished the flames.

Investigators say the cause of the fire was an electrical issue.