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Family of 5 escapes Cairo, IL house fire caused by space heater

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CAIRO, IL (KFVS) -

A  blanket placed on top of a space heater caused a fire at a home in Cairo, Illinois.

The damage is mostly in the bedroom where the space heater was located, the rest of the house has smoke damage.

The fire happened at around 7:30 a.m. at 321 Third Street, Cairo, Ill.

Five people live in the home including two adults and three children. 

Everyone in the home made it out safely and no one was injured.

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