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Captain Ken Gilbraith checks on the interior of Athens Fire Department's newest fire truck during the department's weekly equipment inspection at the AFD on Columbus Road on Oct. 3. 

Athens Fire Department responds to house fire on Central Avenue, no one harmed

The Athens Fire Department responded to a house fire on Central Avenue just after midnight Thursday, according to a news release from the department. 

The structure, located at 60 Central Ave., had heavy smoke with fire on all floors, and it spread to the attic. 

Emergency responders were able to address the fire, and all occupants made it out safely. 

Estimated damages total approximately $90,000, according to the release. 

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. 


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