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House fire contained in downtown Evansville

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Crews have a house fire under control in downtown Evansville.

Police and fire crews responded to the residence in the 1000 block of John Street around 11:15 Wednesday night.

At first, officials told 14 News nearby buildings were in danger as the fire raged, but firefighters were able to contain the flames to the house.

Authorities say the fire started in the back of the home.

The American Red Cross was on scene to help out as well as Vectren to shut off power.

The cause is under investigation.

There were no injuries.

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