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Firefighters respond to house in flames

Albany firefighters respond to house fire on West Lincoln Avenue. Albany firefighters respond to house fire on West Lincoln Avenue.
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany firefighters are at the scene of a house fire on the 1500 block of West Lincoln Avenue. 

Officials responded to the call around 7:45 p.m.

Officials said no one was inside the house at the time of the fire. 

The fire started in the bedroom. 

Officials said the heat caused the windows to burst.

Firefighters believe an overloaded outlet caused the fire. 

The residents have been displaced for the night, but will stay with family. 

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