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Crews contain Georgia house fire

Published: Oct. 28, 2020 at 11:37 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 29, 2020 at 8:56 AM EDT
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GEORGIA, Vt. (WCAX) - Everyone is safe after a fire Wednesday morning in Georgia, Vermont.

Firefighters say they found heavy smoke when they arrived around 6:30 a.m. at the home on Fontaine Drive.

We’re told the fire was accidental and that the homeowner had tried, unsuccessfully, to put it out.

Crews contain fire at a Georgia home.
Crews contain fire at a Georgia home.(WCAX)

Crews say it started in the first-floor living room, where a direct vent oil fired heater had been installed.

The home has substantial smoke damage but isn’t destroyed.

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