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Space Heater Causes Third House Fire This Week

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A space heater could be to blame for starting a fire in a south St. Louis duplex Thursday afternoon, according to the St. Louis Fire Department.

The fire broke out on the second floor of a building on Humphrey Street and Arkansas Avenue.

Three people were inside, but they all got out safely.

The fire department says it has responded to three space heater-related fires this week