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Jefferson City emergency crews put out home fire

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Jefferson City Fire Department responded to a house fire shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Authorities said the home in the 200 block of Benton Street was fully engulfed when they arrived at the scene. Fire crews managed to control the fire in less than an hour.

According to officials, the house is vacant. No one suffered injuries in the blaze.

One chief officer, 11 firefighters, Jefferson City police and two Cole County emergency medical services workers responded to the fire.

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Molly Stawinoga

Molly Stawinoga is ABC 17’s weekday morning anchor and a reporter at ABC 17 News. Molly joined the news team in 2017 while studying political science, journalism and Spanish at the University of Missouri. She is originally from DeKalb, Illinois.


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