Water Heater Fire Burns Hole In Home’s Wall

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A Rogers home was evacuated early Monday afternoon when a hot water heater caught fire, prompting the response of area firefighters.

The Rogers Fire Department responded to 6104 W. Pleasant in reference to a house fire. Responding crews quickly put out the fire, and no one was injured, according to crews on the scene.

The fire started on the home’s first floor, at the site of the water heated, and burned a hole in a nearby wall. The inside of the home sustained minor damage. No external damage was visible.