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Crews respond to Muscatine house fire

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MUSCATINE (KWWL) -

Firefighters were called to a house fire in Muscatine Thursday around 8:30 p.m.

The fire happened in the 500 block of Maple Avenue. When fire crews arrived, they found fire and smoke coming from the second story of the home.

The family was able to get out safely, and is now receiving assistance from the Red Cross. However, the fire impacted an upstairs bedroom and the attic area with significant damage throughout the second floor.

According to the Muscatine Fire Department, the cause of the fire is still under investigation. The damage is estimated at roughly $40,000.

Fire investigators stayed on scene until about 2:30 a.m. Friday, with police patrols throughout the night.

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