Friday and Thursday morning fires damaged homes in Edgewater and Pioneer City, leaving at least one family homeless and causing a combined $110,000 in damage.
At 10:30 a.m. Friday, firefighters were called to a home in the 100 block of Riverside Road in Edgewater, where they found heavy smoke coming from the one-story house.
Fire department spokesman Capt. Gary Sheckells said the fire started in the kitchen area, causing an estimated $80,000 in damage to the kitchen and roof. Sheckells said the owner, Joel S. Spies,was not home at the time of the fire.