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Apartment fire leaves family homeless

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

One adult and six children are being assisted by the American Red Cross after a fire caused heavy damage to an apartment's bedroom.

The Peoria Fire Department arrived just after 5 p.m. Sunday to an apartment in the 2600 block of W. Montana to find heavy smoke and flames in a second story apartment. The fire was knocked down within minutes, but the apartment is uninhabitable. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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