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House fire displaces five people

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -  Five people are displaced tonight after flames caused thousands of dollars in damage to their home.

When units arrived at 1517 McArthur Street just after 8:00 Saturday night, they say flames were coming out the front of the house.

The flames damaged the roof, windows and several belongings inside. In all there was about $22,000 worth of damage to 40percent of the home.

A candle that was knocked over on a bed caused it all. No one was hurt. The American Red Cross is providing temporary housing for the fire victims.


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