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Moline fire crews battle 2-story fire Monday

All occupants exited the residence safely. However, a dog was killed in the fire. The home reportedly had no working smoke detectors.

MOLINE, Ill. — Moline crews fought a two-story fire Monday morning, Jan. 3 and later reported no working smoke detectors inside.

The Moline Fire Department responded to a call at 7:34 a.m. on the 2500 block of 6th Avenue in Moline after active fire and smoke was seen from the back of the second floor, according to a news release from Fire Marshal Mitch Cunningham.

The building had four living spaces, with individual units on the first and second floors. According to the news release, all occupants had exited the structure safely, no responders were injured and one cat was rescued. However, one dog was reportedly killed in the incident.

According to the department, the cause of the fire remained under investigation as of Monday afternoon.

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