Heating unit sets house on fire overnight

David and Barron fire

(WMC-TV) - A Memphis home went up in flames this morning, and a common household item is to blame.

The fire started at a home on David St. near Barron Ave.

According to firefighters, the fire started in a closet with a heating unit.

It took firefighters about seven minutes to put out the flames.

We have been told the owner was not home and no one was hurt.

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