Cedar Rapids fire forces 10 from their homes

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An apartment fire in Cedar Rapids has forced 10 people out of their homes.

Fire department spokesman Greg Buelow says the fire was reported Sunday afternoon in a six-unit, three level apartment complex.

All the occupants had left the building when firefighter arrived. They determined most of the fire was in the attic space of the laundry room, which is on the basement level.

Fire damaged the laundry room and two basement apartments, and there was smoke damage throughout the building.

Six adults and four children were forced out of their homes.

The American Red Cross was helping the displaced residents.

Firefighters are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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