Fire heavily damages SL house

The cause: 12-year-old boy playing with lighter

The Storm Lake Fire Department was called to 219 West Seventh St. on Saturday afternoon at 3:41 p.m. because of a house fire.

Firefighters observed smoke coming from several second story windows but the occupants of the home, a father and son, had escaped from the residence without injury.

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