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Fire displaces two families in West Palm Beach

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Posted at 5:24 AM, Dec 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-07 05:32:42-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Two families are out of their homes due to a duplex fire overnight in West Palm Beach.

Firefighters received a call to the fire in the 400 block of Puritan Road at 1:41 a.m.

West Palm Beach Fire Rescue crews saw flames when they arrived. Firefighters were able to put out the fire and save the structure.

5 people were displaced by the fire.

The American Red Cross is assisting the families with immediate emergency needs such as food, temporary lodging and clothing.