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Resident escapes fire that severely damages Princeton home

Flames were seen coming from the home at about 11:30 a.m. Dec. 13
Princeton firefighters battles fire inside home on Dec. 13. (Contributed)

Three Princeton residents are homeless after flames ripped through their house, Tuesday morning (Dec.13).

The blaze started about 11:30 a.m. at a residence on the corner of Allison Avenue and Dewdney Street.

Fire crews arrived on scene to flames coming from the roof of a single-family house. The fire drew several nearby residents from their homes to watch the commotion.

One person was inside the home at the time of the blaze, they were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation, but are said to recuperating. It’s believed the residents lost most of their belongings in the fire as the structure was heavily damaged.

It’s unclear at this time what caused the fire.

More to come.

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Jen Zielinski

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