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Heat lamp in dog house cause of Jamestown home fire

Firefighters on scene for about an hour, Assistant Jamestown Fire Department Chief Jeff Landers reports. Also responding were Jamestown Police, and RCSO.
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By Tammy Sexton, the WAVE, 92.7 FM

The Jamestown Fire Department was called out to a residential fire on Dutton Circle in Jamestown, at around 4amCT, Friday, December 9, 2016.

According To Jamestown Assistant Chief Jeff Landers, the fire at the two story home started on the rear porch from a doghouse with a heat lamp inside. Landers said that luckily, the home of Jason and Ashley Watts, 230 Dutton Street, had working smoke detectors in the home which alerted them quickly.

There was minimal damage to the home. Firefighters were on the scene about an hour. Jamestown Fire Department was assisted by Jamestown Police and the Russell County Sheriff's office. - Tammy Sexton, 92.7 The Wave, WHVE FM radio.

This story was posted on 2016-12-09 05:56:12
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