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Fire threatens nearby buildings in Downtown Evansville

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A house fire threatens nearby buildings in Downtown Evansville.

It happened around 11:15 Wednesday night in the 1000 block of John Street.

At first, officials told 14 News a nearby church was 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 Red Cross was on scene to help out as well as Vectren to shut off power.

No was injured.

The cause is under investigation. 

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