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8 people, including young children, escape house fire

RAPID CITY (AP) -- Eight people, including five children, escaped from a house fire in Rapid City. Fire officials say the family had an escape plan and the children, ages 3 to 13, following the route to safety Sunday afternoon. The fire apparentl...

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RAPID CITY (AP) - Eight people, including five children, escaped from a house fire in Rapid City.

Fire officials say the family had an escape plan and the children, ages 3 to 13, following the route to safety Sunday afternoon. The fire apparently started in a garage below the home and spread to the living area. The cause is under investigation.

KOTA-TV says crews from four stations battled the fire that began about 4:30 p.m. for about two hours.

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