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Crews battle fire at vacant Cedar Rapids home

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Cedar Rapids firefighters battled a bedroom at a vacant home Monday morning.

Crews were called to 393 15th Street SE at around 8:28 a.m. Monday after someone reported seeing smoke coming from a second floor window.

Firefighters made their way into the home and found fire in a second floor bedroom.

They say the fire started on a mattress and damaged part of a bedroom wall.

No one was found inside the home which had been placarded for housing violations. There is a warning sign on the front of the house that prohibits occupancy.

An exact cause of the fire has not been determined.


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