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Fire displaces family of four on Christmas Eve

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Fire caused about $15,000 in damage and displaced a family of four temporarily early this morning

According to the Superior Fire Department, the fire at 1714 Lackawanna Ave. was contained to an exterior wall and attic area above a kitchen addition. The family was able to exit the home and no injuries were reported.

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The cause of the fire was overheated electrical wiring from space heaters used while waiting for parts for a failed heating system.

The family was headed to a grandparent’s home, and the Salvation Army in Superior was contacts.

The fire occurred at 7:16 a.m. Three engine companies responded and cleared the scene shortly before 9 a.m.

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