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Heat Lamp Causes Yakima House Fire

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YAKIMA, WA -- Firefighters have told NBC Right Now how a fire Tuesday in Yakima was started.

Firefighters say a heating lamp in the backyard started a fire that destroyed the back of a home along 17th Avenue.

The fire caused about $50,000 worth of damage to the home. No one was home at the time.

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