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Home Sustained Heavy Damage In Fire

DALLAS — Seven people were displaced following a fire on the 900 block of Southwest Maple Street on May 8.

Firefighters were dispatched at about 7:25 a.m. to a report of a house fire, according to Dallas Fire & EMS.

First responding fire personnel found the residence filled with heavy smoke and fire coming out of one of the windows. All of the occupants had already been evacuated.

Approximately 20 firefighters were on scene and worked quickly to get the fire under control and prevent the fire from spreading to nearby residences.

The home sustained heavy smoke, heat and water damage. The residents of the home were assisted by the American Red Cross.

No injuries were reported.

Dallas Fire & EMS was assisted by Southwest Polk Rural Fire District and Polk Fire District No. 1.

The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Dallas Police Department, Oregon State Fire Marshal's office and Marion Polk Fire Investigation Team.

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