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Basement fire extensively damages home

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Investigators are looking into what caused a basement fire at Grand Haven home Wednesday.

Crews were called to the scene at 6:45 p.m. In the 300 block of Arlington Street.

When they Public Safety Officers from the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety arrived, flames were seen from the basement.

Crews tried to get into the basement, but the flames and heat were too intense.

Crews inside quickly tried to evacuate and one fire fighter had to jump out of a window through the front of the home as the flames spread.

They were eventually able to put the fire out around 9:20 p.m.

According to the officers the fire damaged the home extensively.

The cause is still unknown at this time.