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Three families displaced after Moline fire

A smoke alarm alerted residents of the fire in the 1700 block of 11th Avenue just before 7:30 a.m. There were no reported injuries.

MOLINE, Ill — Three families have been displaced after a fire in Moline Thursday morning.

A smoke alarm alerted residents of the fire in the 1700 block of 11th Avenue just before 7:30 a.m. The Moline Fire Department found smoke coming from all sides of the three-story, multi-family building and residents standing outside.

There were no reported injuries.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire in the attic of the home in around 15 minutes. Losses are estimated at $20,000 and the building is considered uninhabitable. 

The American Red Cross is helping residents find additional housing.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.