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Overheated wiring causes fire at Tacoma home

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Feb. 27, 2011 at 10:40 am |
February 27, 2011 10:47 am
Courtesy of Tacoma Fire Department

Overheated wiring sparked a fire at a Tacoma home this morning, the Fire Department said.

Firefighters responded about 4:05 a.m. to a single-story 840-square-foot bungalow in the 4900 block of North Visscher Street and found a fully involved blaze.

Crews attacked the flames with hose line, ventilated the structure and rescued the family’s dog.

No one was injured.

Damages are estimated at $80,000.

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