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Cigarette causes KC house fire

A discarded cigarette caused a house fire early Saturday morning, said Joe Vitale, Kansas City Fire Department public information officer.

Firefighters responded to a call at 3:29 a.m. to a two-story, occupied house in the 4200 block of East Seventh Street.

There were no injuries, Vitale said. Estimated damages were $20,000 to the structure and $10,000 to contents.

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