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No injuries when fire destroys vacant house in eastern Omaha; cause being investigated


OMAHA, Nebraska — Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a vacant house in eastern Omaha.

The fire occurred near 16th Street and Carter Boulevard around 5:30 a.m. Saturday. No one was injured.

The homeowner told Omaha television station KETV that the property was being renovated before fire destroyed it.

Omaha television station WOWT reports that a neighboring home sustained heat damage from the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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