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Firefighters battle house fire in Independence

Updated: 2014-02-07T16:54:20Z

Firefighters battled a house fire Friday morning in Independence.

The fire was reported after 7 a.m. near East Wilson Road and South Evanston Avenue.

Firefighters efforts to extinguish the blaze might have been hampered by equipment problems.

There were no initial reports of injuries.

Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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