UPDATE: CRFD: Fireworks caused fire that destroyed garage, heavily damaged home

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Cedar Rapids fire investigators said fireworks caused a 2-alarm fire that destroyed a garage and heavily damaged a house Monday night.

Fire destroyed a garage and damaged a house at 3455 Dalewood Ave. SE on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Rebecca Varilek/KCRG-TV9)

It happened about 6:40 p.m. at 3455 Dalewood Avenue Southeast. Fire crews arrived to find the garage fully engulfed in flames, which had spread to the attic and second floor of the home.

Firefighters entered the house and found heavy fire in the attic and 2nd floor. The crews were pulled out of the house until the fire could be brought under control from outside.

Crews then went back into the home and put out the remaining fire.

The two adults, two children, and pets who lived in the home got out safely.

Because of extensive fire, smoke, and water damage, the family was not able to return to the house Monday night.
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Cedar Rapids Firefighters said fire destroyed a garage and heavily damaged a house at 3455 Dalewood Avenue Southeast.

Firefighters got the call about 6:40 p.m.

The homeowner and pets were able to get out safely.

Authorities are still investigating the cause.
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Cedar Rapids Firefighters are battling a house fire at 3455 Dalewood Avenue Southeast.

Early reports say the fire began in the garage and spread into the house.

Authorities say there are no injuries.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Courtesy: Sarah Mason