Fire causes damage to home

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MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) — Firefighters still aren’t sure was caused a fire in a home Wednesday night.

It happened in the 1000 Block of South 9th Street.

Firefighters found smoke coming from one room of the house.

They entered the home and were able to put the fire out.

Firefighters say there is extensive fire damage in one bedroom, and smoke and water damage throughout the rest of the house.

No one was home at the time, but firefighters did rescue a pet from the house.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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