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Morning fire at Maurices

Published: Friday, March 15, 2013 11:02 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013 11:28 a.m. CDT

A four-alarm fire at Maurices, 808 Laurel St., Creston, occurred around 9 a.m. this morning and contained at 10:15 a.m. Pictured, smoke escapes from the back door of Maurices as Creston firefighters operate the ladder on the fire truck.

The fire started in a storage room, but the cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Nobody was seriously injured during the fire. Orient-Macksburg, Afton, Diagonal, Osceola and Mount Ayr fire departments assisted during the fire. When more details are available they will be posted at www.crestonnews.com and published in Monday’s edition of the Creston News Advertiser.

For more photos, see a slideshow at www.crestonnews.com located under the videos and photos tab on the CNA home page. Also, photos are available on the CNA Facebook page.

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