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Children playing with matches is the cause of a Correctionville, Iowa house fire

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CORRECTIONVILLE, Iowa (KTIV) - Officials say a child playing with matches started a fire that heavily damaged a Correctionville, Iowa home.

The call came in around 5:30 Thursday night at 603 5th Street.

When crews arrived, heavy smoke was coming out of the home.

Two adults and one child were able to get out safely.

Officials say the child was playing with matches on the second floor, but flames quickly spread to the ground level.

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