Palm Desert apartment fire displaces four people

Cause of fire under investigation

POSTED: 06:17 AM PST Dec 31, 2012 
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PALM DESERT, Calif. -

A fire broke out today in the attic of a Palm Desert  fourplex, causing no injuries but displacing four people, authorities said.
      The fire in the 78500 block of Avenue 42 was reported at 12:10 a.m. and  knocked down at 12:34 a.m. by 20 firefighters, said Riverside County Fire  Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson.
      Two adults and two children were displaced but did not need  accommodation assistance from the American Red Cross, she said.
      The cause of the fire was under investigation.