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Family of 10 left homeless by fire

HAMILTON COUNTY, TN. (WRCB)-- A family of 10 is without a home after it catches fire Sunday afternoon.

Calls about the Birchwood home on Johnson Road came in around 3:00pm.

When the Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department arrived, flames were visible through the roof.

Firefighters were able to control the blaze quickly.

The homeowner, Cindy Leroy, and her family were grocery shopping at the time and no one was injured.

Flames claimed 75% of the home and the cause is under investigation.

The American Red Cross will assist Leroy and her family.

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