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Family flees Hamiota electrical fire

A family of five escaped tragedy when an electrical fire tore through their Hamiota home early Friday morning.

When emergency crews arrived on the scene around 1:30 a.m., the fire, which had started in the garage, had already spread to the attic, RCMP said.

The family managed to escape unharmed.

The fire is being blamed on an accidental electrical failure, RCMP said.

The cost of the damage is currently unknown, but it will be some time before the family is able to return to their home.

 

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