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Somers home damaged by fire
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Somers home damaged by fire

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A family of four escaped unharmed from a house fire in Somers early Thursday.

The Somers Fire Department was called to the home, 908 Sheridan Road, at about 2:08 a.m. When firefighters arrived, the family, including two children, was already out of the house and smoke was pouring from inside.

An adult man from the family was taken to a local hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation.

Fire Chief Carson Wilkinson said the fire began in an upstairs bedroom, and firefighters were able to contain the fire to that room.

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He said there was smoke damage throughout the house, with damage to the structure estimated at about $30,000 and about $5,000 to the contents of the home.

“The guys did a good job of containing the fire,” Wilkinson said.

He said there was one smoke detector in the home.

He said it was not sounding when firefighters arrived, but one of the children in the house said it had been working and had alerted them.

Wilkinson said the cause of the fire appears to have been from smoking materials in the bedroom.

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