Two adults, three children displaced after duplex fire in Indio

INDIO, Calif. - Two adults and three children were displaced this afternoon when a fire damaged a duplex in Indio, a county fire department spokeswoman said.

The non-injury blaze, which damaged two units -- one of which was unoccupied -- was reported about 1:40 p.m. at 82329 Valencia Ave.

It was originally a two-alarm fire, but the second alarm was canceled and the flames were extinguished by about 2 p.m., Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson said.

The American Red Cross was called to assist the residents, she said. The cause of the fire was under investigation.

Click here to read the full incident report from Cal Fire.

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