House fires in downtown, east end St. John's severely damage 2 homes
Emergency crews called to house fires on Colonial Street and Regent Street, no injuries in both
Two homes in St. John's were badly damaged in two separate fires overnight.
The first was on Colonial Street in the downtown area, where firefighters were called around 9:36 p.m.
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Crews were able to get the fire under control and there were no injuries.
Police say the fire doesn't appear to be suspicious in nature,
Emergency crews were also called to a house fire on Regent Street in the east end around 2:01 a.m.
All those living there got away without injury, but the house was extensively damaged.
Members with the Salvation Army were on scene to help the occupants.