Firefighters battle electrical fire in home - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Firefighters battle electrical fire in home, believe power was used illegally

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Evansville firefighters fought an electrical fire at a home that investigators say shouldn't have had power. 

It happened in the 600 block of East Franklin around 6:00 Tuesday evening.

We're told one man was home, but got out safely. Investigators believed the man was getting his power illegally.

The fire reportedly started in a breaker box in the kitchen. 

The Red Cross is helping the man find a place to stay.

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