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Collegedale house fire damages home

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COLLEGEDALE, TN (WRCB) - An early-morning house fire in Collegedale Tuesday damaged the home, but didn't injury anyone.

The home, on Loblolly Lane, was in flames when the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department was called just before 1:00am.

The home's occupants evacuated the house, and firefighters report seeing flames as they arrived.

Once entering the home, firefighters found smoke in the utility room and fire in the attic above, and has been attributed to an electrical problem.

The fire was extinguished in about 10 minutes, and the home sustained damages estimated to be about $5,000 according to a news release from Hamilton County emergency Services.

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