3 People Hurt in Des Moines Home Fire

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say three people have been injured in a Des Moines house fire.

Des Moines television station KCCI says the blaze began around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday. Flames had engulfed the front of the house by the time firetrucks arrived.

Officials say three occupants suffered burns and smoke inhalation before they could escape. They were taken to a hospital.

Officials say the fire damaged siding on a house next door.

The fire cause is being investigated.
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