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Overland Park firefighters investigate what caused home to go up in flames

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(photo courtesy of Overland Park Fire)

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Firefighters in Overland Park are investigating what caused a fire early Friday morning.

Firefighters say they were dispatched to a home in the 118 block of Slater just before 4 a.m.

When firefighters arrived on the scene the saw smoke and fire coming from the roof of the two story home.

It took firefighters about 40 minutes to take control of the fire. Crews were able to contain flames to the attic area, but they say the second story of the home suffered from smoke and water damage.

Investigators said they think the fire started on the deck of the home and spread to the roof.

There were no injuries reported in the fire.