Newschannel 6 Learns Cause of Barrett Place Fire

Newschannel 6 has learned the cause of a Friday morning fire on Barrett Place.

The Fire Marshal tells Newschannel 6 the fire was started from a multi strip outlet.

Around 7:39, fire crews were called to the 3400 block of Barrett Place. That's just east of Kemp and Hampstead.

When they arrived, they found heavy smoke pouring from the home. It took crews less than an hour to get the fire under control.

There was one person in the house when the fire broke out. He made it out safely.