A Fire in Washburn Leaves More Than 20 Elderly People Homeless. 

A fire in Washburn leaves more than 20 elderly people homeless.The Washburn fire department got a call around noon Sunday for a fire at Washburn Estates on Wilder Street.They believe lightning sparked it.The residents were evacuated, and there were no injuries.Officials say people can’t live in the building because of smoke and water damage.Community groups and the property owners have made efforts to help the displaced.