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Gainesville home damaged in fire
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Fire damaged a home on Pleasant Garden Drive in Gainesville on Jan. 31, 2020. No one was home at the time of the fire. Photo courtesy Gainesville Fire Department.

A fire Friday night on Pleasant Garden Drive off of Millside Parkway damaged roughly half of a Gainesville home, according to authorities.

Gainesville firefighters responded around 10:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to the home, where they discovered smoke and heavy fire coming through the roof.

After extinguishing the fire, the crews checked for hotspots and cleared the home of smoke.

No one was at home, and no firefighters were injured.

Roughly half of the home sustained damage, with extensive damage to the residence’s rear.

The cause is under investigation by the fire marshal’s office.

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This home on Pleasant Garden Drive in Gainesville was damaged by fire. Jan. 31, 2020. No one was home at the time. Photo courtesy Gainesville Fire Department.
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