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A space heater overheated and caught fire in a home on Cypress Place in Steinbach shortly after 1:00 Sunday afternoon.

Steinbach Fire assistant deputy fire chief Mike Penner says when the heater caught fire the homeowner put water on the heater which, he adds, may not have been the best idea because it's an electrical device, but the fire was extinguished when crews arrived.

Penner notes crews pulled out of the heater and ventilated the smoke from the home. He says there may be some smoke damage or damage to the flooring of the basement, but there were no injuries.

 

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