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Red Cross helps Alta, Iowa family after a fire destroys their mobile home

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ALTA, Iowa (KTIV) - An Alta, Iowa mobile home is considered a total loss, after fire breaks out Wednesday morning.

Crews got the call around six at 106 Leander Street Lot 49.

When they arrived flames were coming from the home.

Those living in the home were able to get out.

They had some smoke inhalation, but refused treatment.

Authorities say the cause of the fire is accidental.

The most probable cause was an electrical malfunction in a baseboard heater in a bedroom.

The Red Cross is helping the family.

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