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Fire damages house in Brandon

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Fire caused extensive damage to a house in Brandon on Saturday afternoon.

When firefighters arrived, they found a house at 201 Holmes Avenue engulfed in flames.


Everyone in the house made it out safely. The house, owned by John Oberg, was occupied by a family member.

Authorities believe the fire started when a heat lamp fell on a couch.

The Brandon Fire Department was assisted by fire departments from Garfield and Evansville.

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