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Fall River firefighters extinguish afternoon house fire

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Photo courtesy of IAFF L-1314 Fall River Firefighters

Fall River firefighters extinguished a house fire on Monday afternoon.

A call came in just before 2:15 p.m. for a house fire at 42 Wooley Street.

Upon arrival, firefighters encountered flames from the first floor which shot up to the third floor.

According to District Fire Chief Jennings, the blaze was mainly an exterior fire, however some damage occurred inside the home, particular on the upper level.

No injuries were reported, and the count of displaced individuals was unclear shortly after the flames were doused.

Jennings estimated the damage between $50,000 to $75,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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