20 People Escape Beachwood House Fire

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BEACHWOOD, Ohio — A group of people managed to escape a home that went up in flames late Wednesday night in Beachwood.

Beachwood firefighters responded to the fire on Edgewood Road just after 11 p.m.

Luckily, everyone in the home had evacuated safely by the time crews arrived. No injuries were reported.

The fire tore through the ceiling of the home and left a gaping hole in the roof. The extent of the damage was not immediately known, but officials said 20 occupants and visitors had been displaced by the fire.

At least four neighboring fire departments assisted Beachwood firefighters at the scene.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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