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House fire displaces family of 10

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Courtesy: LaRissa Pullen Courtesy: LaRissa Pullen

A family of 10 is displaced after a fire damages their home. 

It happened just before 6:00 p.m. Friday on Potomac Drive in the East Brainerd area.

When Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department arrived on the scene they were notified of a parent going back into the home to rescue his son who still inside.  Firefighters managed to get both of them outside.  No injuries were reported. 

The fire started in an upstairs bedroom and is being ruled accidental,  Damages are estimated at $150,000.  

Of the 11 people in the residence, six of them are children and are in need of clothing. 

The Red Cross was called in to assist.  

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