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Beloit home damaged by stove fire

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BELOIT (WKOW) -- Beloit Fire officials say a fire broke out at a single family home after after it was started by a stove.

The fire was showing from the back of the house when crews arrived on scene around 3:00 p.m. Friday, at 800 Sherwood Dr.

Officials say the owner was in the process of moving when he place a box on top of the stove, and bumped a knob which started the fire.

The fire was confined to the kitchen, but there was smoke damage throughout the home. Damages are estimated at over $15,000.

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