Accidental fire causes $30,000 in damages to Omaha home

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Published: Sep. 17, 2022 at 12:00 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Fire crews knocked down a Saturday morning fire.

According to the Omaha Fire Department, crews were called to the area of 27th and C Street at 6:09 a.m. Saturday for smoke in a single-family home.

Crews declared a working fire at 6:30 a.m. and the blaze was under control by 6:53 a.m.

The occupants of the home allegedly told fire crews they heard thunder and lightning and then could smell smoke.

The Fire Department says they located a fire near an appliance in the bedroom. The cause was determined to be accidental.

The fire caused roughly $30,000 in damages to the home.

No injuries were reported.