Maintenance man uses blow torch, accidentally starts fire


Danville - A family is homeless after a fire started in their apartment.


A maintenance worker accidentally started a fire on Tuesday. Firefighters were called to the complex in the 1000 block of Grant Street, shortly after noon.


A maintenance man was trying to thaw out frozen pips, using a blow torch. About $45,000 in damages were caused by the fire. No one was injured.           

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