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House fire Monday leaves Detroit Lakes family homeless

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A Detroit Lakes family lost their rented home to fire Monday due to preschool children playing with matches.

The fire started in a bedroom and spread to the rest of the house on the 1100 block of Wilson Avenue, according to Detroit Lakes Assistant Fire Chief Scott Flynn.

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"It started with preschool kids playing with matches. They lit a bedroom on fire and it continued on to the rest of the house," he said.

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