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UPDATE: Fire crews contain house fire in Hiawatha

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HIAWATHA (KWWL) -

NEW DETAILS: We're learning more details about a Hiawatha house fire. First responders say when they arrived, they saw the back of the home up in flames. The fire had broken several windows. It then spread inside the house, and up to the roof and attic.

Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the bulk of fire and prevented any further spread.

They remained on scene until about 8:20 p.m. The home in destroyed. There were no injuries.

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UPDATE: Crews on scene say the fire started when a woman living at the home lit a gas grill, which then erupted in flames moments later. 

Firefighters were called to the scene around 6:15 Monday evening, and had the fire contained within about five minutes, but the flames spread to much of the back wall of the house.

Everyone inside the home got out safely. Crews are still investigating what caused the grill to catch fire.

The Hiawatha Fire Department was assisted at the scene by the Robins Fire Department, as well as crews from Monroe Township.

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Original Story:

The Hiawatha Fire Department confirms crews are on the scene of a fire on Wolf Creek Drive in Hiawatha.

At this time, there's no information on how much damage has been done during the fire. 

KWWL crews are headed to the scene, stay with KWWL on air and online as more details become available.

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