South Omaha house fire causes $15,000 in damage

Omaha fire investigators say an electrical event started a house blaze near 25th and Harrison Wednesday morning.
Published: May. 31, 2023 at 11:03 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Firefighters responded to a Wednesday morning house fire in South Omaha.

According to the Omaha Fire Department, at 6:38 a.m. crews were called to a home near 26th and Monroe Street.

Firefighters arrived and extinguished a small fire in the basement. OFD says the fire was caused by an electrical event.

The fire resulted in $10,000 in damage to the structure and another $5,000 to its contents.