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UPDATE: Cedar Rapids fire damages multiple homes

UPDATE: Firefighters were dispatched to 941 Oakland Rd NE around 6 p.m. Friday evening for reports of a house of fire and smoke were visible from several blocks away.

Fire crews arrived to fire coming out of 1st and 2nd story windows. Adjacent homes of 941 Oakland Road NE received fire and heat exposure damage.

No civilian injuries were reported, but two firefighters sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The Red Cross is helping the displaced family from 941 Oakland Road NE.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL)–Cedar Rapids Fire Department answered a call about a house fire on the 900 block of Oakland Road NE at 5:53 pm today. The fire is reportedly spreading to an adjacent house.

No injuries have yet been reported.

This is a developing story. Stick with KWWL on air and online with more details as they are released.

DJ Stewart

News Content Producer

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