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Overloaded outlet causes house fire

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

An overloaded outlet caused a house fire on Whitney St. early Saturday morning.

Fire officials say about 4:30 Saturday morning a home in the 1500 block of Whitney caught fire.

The smoke started in the front room where a lamp was turned on and multiple items were plugged into one outlet.

Two people were living in the house at the time. Damages are estimated to be about 75 thousand dollars.

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