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Thursday, Jul 31, 2014
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Fireworks blamed for Tampa house fire


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Fireworks set off too close to a home was the likely cause of a Tampa house fire Thursday evening, Hillsborough County Fire

Rescue said.

Crews were called to 6805 Ida St. and found smoke and flames coming from the carport and the house. Crews were able to put out the blaze.

The residents had gotten out of the house before crews arrived, fire officials said. There were no injuries.

The American Red Cross was called to offer assistance to the residents.

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