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Home damaged by early morning fire

Firefighters say a space heater may have caused fire

Posted: Mar. 21, 2018 7:30 AM
Updated: Mar. 21, 2018 7:37 AM

WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - An overnight fire heavily damaged a home.

Firefighters got the call just before 2:00 Wednesday morning.

It happened at 1735 West Taylor Avenue in West Terre Haute. That's just south of St. Mary of the Woods.

Crews found flames shooting from the east side of the house.

Duke Energy was called to the scene to handle live electrical wires on the ground.

We're told everyone made it out of the home safely.

Firefighters tell News 10 the fire may have been started by a space heater.

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