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Overloaded extension cord sparks house fire in Bountiful

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BOUNTIFUL, Utah (ABC4 News) – A fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to a home in Bountiful.

South Davis Metro Fire crews responded to 210 South 350 West in Bountiful Thursday.

When crews arrived, the three adults that were home at the time has self-evacuated.

It took about 10 minutes for firefighters to extinguish the flames.

There were five cats in the home. Four were rescued, but one died in the fire. No injuries were reported to any of the residents.

Investigators determined the cause of the fire was an overloaded extension cord.

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