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Fire damages Augustana’s ‘Viking House’ Wednesday

Published: Jan. 19, 2022 at 7:28 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2022 at 7:33 PM CST
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - Rock Island Fire responded to a structure fire at a house owned by Augustana College Wednesday.

Officials say they received the call at about 2:42 p.m. for the “Viking House,”located at 730 34th St. in Rock Island.

A TV6 crew on the scene says smoke was coming from the second level of the house.

Fire officials say the fire was put out within 20 minutes, and all eight occupants of the house are safe. Rock Island EMS and Augustana campus police were also on scene.

This is a developing story. The story will be updated as more details become available.

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