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1 occupant injured trying to douse Waterloo house fire

November 23, 2018

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say one person was injured trying to extinguish a house fire in Waterloo.

The blaze was reported around 9:25 a.m. Thursday. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that residents tried to put out the blaze, which started in the basement and spread up through a wall to the attic.

Waterloo Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Troy Luck says the resident’s injuries didn’t appear to be life-threatening. The person’s name hasn’t been released.

The fire cause is being investigated.

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Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, http://www.wcfcourier.com

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