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2nd fire in a year hits historic Iowa funeral home

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DES MOINES (AP) -- A historic Des Moines funeral home has caught fire for the second time in less than a year.

Firefighters were called to Dunn's Funeral Home at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday.

Des Moines Fire Department Capt. Steven Brown says the blaze likely started in the crematorium and burned through the inside of some walls.

Brown says the fire caused an estimated $30,000 to $40,000 in damage. No injuries were reported. It was not immediately clear whether any bodies were affected.

In May, a fire caused an estimated $1 million in damage to the historic funeral home.

Dunn's opened in 1913 and has been at its current location since 1926. It is owned by Iles Funeral Homes.

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