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Home sustains significant damage in James City County fire

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Posted at 4:47 PM, Jan 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-01 16:47:27-05

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. – The James City County Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 200 block of Debra Drive Sunday.

Crews were dispatched around 11:38 p.m. and arrived at the scene to find a fire coming from the back of the two-story house.

One person was at home at the time of the fire and was able to escape before the fire department arrived. The victim was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.

The fire was brought under control at 12:04 a.m. Officials said the house sustained significant fire and smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

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