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Early morning fire damages five mobile homes

HIAWATHA (AP) — A fire has spread from one mobile to five in a mobile home park in the Cedar Rapids suburb of Hiawatha.

Firefighters were dispatched around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday to the Tower Terrace Mobile Home Park.

Hiawatha Fire Chief Mike Nesslage suspects a gas meter burned off at one home, allowing natural gas to escape and be ignited.

At least nine residents fled safely. No injuries have been reported.

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