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UPDATE: Firefighters put out house fire in downtown Dubuque

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

UPDATE:  Firefighters were on scene of a house fire in Dubuque for nearly two hours. 

It happened Sunday morning on the 300 block of East 16th Street.

The fire started in the attic. Assistant Fire Chief Cal Motsch says it was a stubborn fire, so it took some time to put out. 

The people who live there were not home at the time. 

Right now, fire investigators are trying to determine the cause.

No one was injured. 

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HAPPENING NOW: Dubuque firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in the 300 block of East 16th Street.

Fire Chief Rick Steines says crews are working on containing the fire to the attic. No one is home.

The fire department has called extra crews to assist as well as Farley fire department for breathing air trailer.

We will pass along more information once it's made available.  

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