NEW INFORMATION: Electrical failure likely cause of Germania Street fire

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-- Crews are now ruling a fire that displaced multiple people earlier this month, as accidental.

The fire happened January 14th on Germania Street in Eau Claire.
No one was hurt, but several people who lived there were forced out of the multi-unit home.

The Eau Claire Fire Department says it was likely caused by an electrical failure. Damage is estimated at about $109,000.

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