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Fire leaves Sale Creek family homeless

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SALE CREEK, HAMILTON COUNTY (WRCB) – A family is without a home after a fire in Sale Creek Friday.

A neighbor called 911 around noon to report a house fire at 13207 Back Valley Road.

Sale Creek Volunteer Firefighters responding to the scene say the house was almost fully engulfed by the time they arrived.

Homeowners Darryl and Sherry Trewhitt tell firefighters they were smelling something burning for the past few days, but could not locate the source of the smell.

Fire investigators say no one was injured in the fire, but the house was completely lost.

Officials say the family did have homeowners' insurance and the American Red Cross is assisting the family.

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