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Temple House Fire

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(KCEN) -- Fast-acting neighbors are being credited with saving a family's home from a fire in Temple.

Neighbors called 911 around 3:30 Thursday afternoon to report smoke coming from the attic of a home in the 1300 block of N. 13th Street.

Fire crews quickly responded and were able to contain the blaze.

The cause of the fire has not been confirmed, but investigators believe it could be connected to an electrical malfunction.

"That's just preliminary from what he's gone in to take a look at,” said Temple Fire and Rescue spokesman Thomas Pechal. “He'll do a little more, but at this point, nothing other than just an accidental or an unintentional fire."

No one was home at the time of the fire.

The investigation is ongoing.

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