CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Fire Department said fireworks appear to have caused a house fire on Kimmel Road that broke out just after 5 a.m. Thursday.
All the residents were able get out of the home but according to the assistant fire chief, Cleveland EMS was transporting three people to local hospitals, including a 41-year-old pregnant woman who jumped out of a second floor window to escape.
The majority of the fire was focused on the rear of the home but smoke was seen coming from all of the home's windows.
CFD spokesman Larry Gray said the fire started on a second floor balcony, apparently by fireworks.
Neighbors also speculated that fireworks could have been the cause of the fire and said that people were shooting them off until 3 a.m.
Discarded fireworks littered the street and one was even seen lying on the roof of a neighboring home.
Gray said there is an estimated $30,000 in damage to the home.
There's no word yet on the conditions of those taken to the hospital.
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