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HOUSE FIRE: Space Heater Is Likely Cause

Posted on: 3:56 pm, December 10, 2013, by

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The Red Cross is helping six people who were displaced in a Tuesday morning fire in Des Moines.

A resident of 711 Douglas Avenue smelled smoke around 9:00 a.m.  He was able to get a sleeping woman and infant out of the home.

Crews discovered the fire in the basement and were able to put it out. The damage is estimated at $10,000.

Officials say a space heater powered by an extension cord is likely to blame for the fire.

 

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