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Fire damages Carbon County home

PENN FOREST TWP., Pa. - A smoky fire heavily damaged a home in Carbon County Thursday afternoon.

Initial reports indicated it started as a dryer vent fire in a home in Towamensing Trails in Penn Forest Township.

Responding crews reported the house was fully involved. Heavy smoke was seen around the home and wood deck.

The residents escaped the home unharmed.

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