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House destroyed in early morning fire in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire in the Southeast side of Cedar Rapids. 

It happened shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday on 6909 Mt. Vernon Rd. Southeast. When crews arrived, the house was engulfed in flame. 

Authorities believe the house may be abandoned, and it was scheduled for demolition in the near future. The house and everything inside are considered a loss. 

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