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$40,000 in damage caused in Colonial Heights house fire

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) -

A fire caused an estimated $40,000 in damage to a home Tuesday night, according to Colonial Heights Fire officials.

The flames broke out in the 500 block of Lyons Avenue. Heavy fire was found in the bedroom around 8:00 p.m., according to Colonial Heights fire officials. The homeowner and dog inside at the time managed to escape. Five people were displaced as a result of the fire.

The people living inside received assistance from the American Red Cross.

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