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Suspicious Albany fire breaks out overnight

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700 block of West Highland 700 block of West Highland
AFD Battalion Chief Ambrose AFD Battalion Chief Ambrose
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany fire officials tell WALB they received the call around midnight Wednesday on the 700 block of West Highland. They saw flames coming out of the one half of a duplex, firefighters immediately searched the area for anyone inside.

After discovering the home was empty, AFD was able to extinguish the fire in about 10 minutes.

Battalion Chief Ambrose says right now the fire is suspicious, they are calling in an arson investigator to examine the duplex in the morning.

 

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