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Cedar Rapids home damaged by fire


A home in southwest Cedar Rapids is heavily damaged after a fire Monday night.

Fire crews responded to a report of heavy spoke coming from the home at 1337 19th Avenue SW at 7:43 p.m.

Firefighters battled smoke as they entered the single story structure. The majority of the flames were coming from the laundry room and kitchen area on the east side of the home.

The fire caused heavy fire, heat and smoke damage to at least half of the house and major smoke damage throughout the rest of the house.

The homeowners were not home at the time of the fire. No one was injured. A cause is under investigation.

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