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Monticello Iowa Fire

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Fires in downtowns across the area have been breaking out over the last few days. The latest happened in downtown Monticello, Iowa.

The fire broke out early Wednesday morning, November 28, 2012, in a building that housed a carpet store. Several nearby stores had water or smoke damage.

Residents in nearby apartments were evacuated, but no injuries have been reported.

Monticello is located in Jones County, northeast of Cedar Rapids. There have been downtown fires in Fort Madison and Clinton, Iowa in the last few days.