The Lima Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that damaged a vacant home on Wednesday.

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Fire officials say they were called out just after 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday night to the 700 block of East Catalpa Avenue. They fought the fire that was found both inside and outside of the home. Willie Banks is listed as the owner and there was no gas or electric on at the home. Firefighters estimate the house is a total loss and the cause remains under investigation.

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