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Fire In Basement Damages Bloomington House Divided Into Apartments
Updated July 20, 2016 7:30 AM | Filed under: Fire
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(BLOOMINGTON) - A house divided into five apartments at 501 South Rogers Street had smoke and water damage after a fire broke out in the basement area Monday morning.

Bloomington Fire Department firefighters were called at 11:45 a.m. and were able to extinguish the fire quickly, containing it to the basement area.

According to Bloomington Fire Department Sgt. Brandon Hudson a problem with a small electrical pedestal fan in a basement bathroom caused the fire.

No one lived in the basement area. It was used for storage.

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