Electrical problem suspected in Evanston house fire

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Firefighters battle a fire in north suburban Evanston Thursday afternoon. | Evanston Fire Department

Electrical problems are thought to have caused a house fire Thursday in Evanston.

It happened shortly after noon in the 2400 block of Prospect Avenue, according to the Evanston Fire Department, which said the fire caused a moderate amount of damage to the home.

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His wife Joanne also did hair. Their sons swept up. Their daughter did makeup. Many relatives and friends worked there during the 25 years the family operated the business.