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Petersburg crews battle overnight house fire

Posted at 6:12 AM, Jul 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 12:24:56-04

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Fire damaged a home in Petersburg early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were called to a home along the 1700 block of Dupuy Road at about 4 a.m. for reports of a brush fire. But when crews arrived, they discovered a home fully engulfed in flames.

Witnesses said the fire started in a clothes dryer, however the official cause of the fire remains under investigation. No injuries have been reported in this fire.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can send news tips, photos, and video here.

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