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House fire displaces Albany family

The fire was caused by an electrical short (Source: WALB) The fire was caused by an electrical short (Source: WALB)
The family of five was displaced following the fire (Source: WALB) The family of five was displaced following the fire (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

An Albany family is now without a home due to an overnight house fire.

Albany fire officials say the fire happened on East Doublegate at about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday.

An electrical short in the home caused the blaze.

The family of five, now displaced, smelled smoke and called firefighters.

The damage was estimated to cost between $35,000 and $40,000.

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