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Two-alarm fire damages three houses in Lincoln

Posted at 10:16 AM, Feb 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-24 11:17:10-05

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) - A Lincoln firefighter is recovering from minor injuries after battling a house fire that spread to two nearby houses.

Lincoln fire investigators say an electrical problem in a garage sparked the fire in the house near North 14th Street and I-80 around 9 p.m. Sunday.

They called for extra manpower after finding the flames spreading.

Everyone inside got out safely. The house where the fire started is a complete loss.

Investigators say the fire also caused $30,000 in damage to one neighboring house and $5,000 in damage to the other.