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Early morning fire caused by electrical short

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - A family awoke Wednesday morning to find their house on fire.

The Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call around 2:30 a.m. on Lakesite Drive.

The fire was confined to the bathroom and hallway.  Everyone made it out safely.

Fire investigators say the cause was an electrical short to the portable heater.

Damages are listed at $15,000 and the family will be staying with relatives.

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