Authorities say fire at apartment in Kearney started in oven

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KEARNEY, Nebraska — Authorities say a fire at an apartment in Kearney started in an oven.

The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department says a fire Friday afternoon started in the oven and spread into the kitchen. Heavy smoke was reported coming out of a second-story window.

The Kearney Hub reports ( ) the blaze was quickly contained but a ground floor apartment sustained water damage and two other units received smoke damage.

No injuries were reported. Firefighters estimate damage to the apartment complex is $25,000.

Information from: Kearney Hub,

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