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UPDATE: Seven people safe after house fire


Three adults and four children are now safe after a fire started in their in the home early Monday morning.

The fire broke out in a home on 3rd Street Northeast in Independence. Firefighters responded a little after 4:00 Monday morning.

Smoke filled the neighborhood in Independence. The owner of the home believes the fire started from a light in his kitchen.

He said they had been in this home for 40 years, but he is just glad everyone got out safely.

Fire officials believe it is a total loss.



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