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Cedar Rapids building damaged by Monday evening fire

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

People are displaced after a building catches fire in Cedar Rapids.

Firefighters were dispatched to 211 15th Street SE at 11:30 p.m. Monday night. 

The building received heavy fire damage to the rear and roof, as well as water and smoke damage throughout.

Because of the weather and extent of the fire, the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army, Cedar Rapids Police, and Area ambulance assisted with the fire. 

People were at home at the time of the fire, but no medical treatment was required.

It is not known if the smoke alarms were working at the time of the fire.

The fire remains under investigation.

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