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Family safe following Inver Grove Heights house fire Sunday morning

Inver Grove Heights home scorched in fire
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INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Police say a family escaped their home safely during an early morning fire Sunday in Inver Grove Heights.

Shortly before 7 a.m., a resident reported a smell of smoke and a glow outside a home on the 10000 block of Albertson Court, according to the Inver Grove Heights Police Department.

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A fire crew from Eagan arrived shortly before the Inver Grove Heights Fire Department, spotting flames through the roof of the home.

A second alarm was called, bringing additional crews from Rosemount and Eagan to the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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