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Yakima Firefighters Put out 10 Fires This Month

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YAKIMA, Wash.- Firefighters have seen 10 fires this month.

Last night they responded to a fire on the 900 block of South 20th avenue.  Firefighters say the flames were caused by the home's old electrical wiring.  The fire spread throughout the attic and left the homeowners with $20,000 in damages. The homeowners were able to escape and do have insurance.

Firefighters are reminding families to replace old heating tape, check old home wiring systems and to use ceramic space heaters under.
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