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Woman hospitalized after fire at Waterloo home

November 8, 2019 GMT

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Waterloo woman was taken to a hospital after a fire at her home.

Firetrucks were dispatched to the house a little before 10 p.m. Thursday, and firefighters say flames were coming through some windows as they arrived. The woman already had escaped.

She reported that a space heater had caught some bedding and other items on fire in her room on the ground floor.

Her name hasn’t been released.