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Officials say Alta, Iowa man accidentally starts his home on fire

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ALTA, Iowa (KTIV) Authorities say a homeowner in Alta, Iowa accidentally set his own house on fire.

They say a person was burning debris on their property when it spread to a nearby house around 5pm on Saturday.

When crews arrived flames were shooting from the home located at 5510 50th Avenue.

The Buena Vista County Sheriff says the house worth more than $70,000 is considered a total loss.

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