One man is injured after dehumidifier malfunctions and causes house fire

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Firefighters are now saying they know the cause of a fire in a Peoria home. It happened around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of W. Ravinswood road.

Fire crews found a man inside. He was transported to the hospital for possible smoke inhalation. Investigators now believe a dehumidifier malfunctioned and it spread flames across the basement.

Estimated damages are between $15,000-$75,000.

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