Firefighters say Cedar Rapids apartment fire displaced 6 people; no injuries reported


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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — No injuries have been reported from a Cedar Rapids apartment fire that displaced six people.

Officials say firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the building around 5:45 a.m. Saturday.

A news release from the Cedar Rapids Fire Department says crews arrived to find residents outside the building. They told firefighters of smoke in a third-floor apartment.

Fire crews determined an exhaust fan in an upstairs bathroom caused the fire. Firefighters say water and structural damage was contained to an upstairs unit.

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