Mom, 2 kids escape East Knoxville house fire

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The Red Cross is helping a mother and her two children after a fire at a house Monday afternoon in East Knoxville.

The fire was reported just before 5 p.m. on Bentley Street. When firefighters arrived, smoke was coming from the rear of the home, but everyone was safely outside.

Crews had the flames under control within 10 minutes. They say the fire seemed to have started near a bathroom, but the cause is still undetermined.

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