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Fire destroys home in Gilbert

GILBERT (KWWL) -- Fire fighters in the central Iowa town of Gilbert spent three and a half hours in the cold last night fighting a massive house fire.

The fire broke out just after nine Saturday night. 

Gilbert firefighters say they could see the flames from two-miles away.  When they arrived, the homeowner was trying to put the fire out with a garden hose.

Investigators say the fire may have started in the fireplace. No one was injured.

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