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Halloween Fire Damages Russell Home

10-31-17 House Fire 1Russell Firefighters responded to a house fire Tuesday afternoon at 345 West 10th Street in Russell.

Firefighters were paged to the fire at about 4:45 PM on Halloween.

According to Russell City Fire Chief Shane Preston, the fire started in a basement bedroom and firefighters were able to contain the fire to the basement.

However, the home received significant smoke, heat and water damage according to Preston. A water line also broke in the basement, flooding it.

Preston estimated upwards of $60,000 worth of damage.

The cause is under investigation.

There were no injuries.

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