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8 people displaced in house fire in Phoenix

Arizona Republic logo Arizona Republic 11/27/2021 Haleigh Kochanski, Arizona Republic

Eight people were displaced following a house fire on Saturday in Phoenix.

According to the Phoenix Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to the area near 51st Avenue and Thomas Road where crews found heavy fire and smoke coming from the interior of a residential house. 

"Crews established a water supply, extended hose lines and quickly attacked the fire," said Captain Todd Keller with the Phoenix Fire Department. "Prior to the fire department's arrival, all occupants had safely evacuated the home."

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Fire crews ventilated the home to remove interior heat and smoke.

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Three people were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and all three refused transport to a hospital.

Keller said a total of eight people were displaced and the Crisis Response Teams were on site to assist those homeowners.

There were no other reported injuries and investigators are working to determine a cause.

Reach breaking news reporter Haleigh Kochanski at or on Twitter @HaleighKochans.

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