Fire Damages Home in Traer

TRAER, Iowa - Crews in Traer arrived at the scene of a fire at a home in the 800 block of Elm Street around 3:30 this morning. The fire chief says the resident noticed the fire in the living room. He woke his wife and the two escaped.

Three teenage children also escaped from the home through an upper story window. No one was injured in the fire.

Crews arrived at the scene of what they describe as a very active fire, and as of 7:00 a.m. they were still on the scene dealing with hot spots.

Investigators are still searching for the fire's cause.
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