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Fire damages home north of Gainesville; no one hurt
09242017 FIRE 3 THOMPSON BEND
Firefighters battle a home fire on Thompson Bend north of Gainesville that suffered extensive damage in an overnight fire. There were no injuries. - photo by Hall County Fire Services

A Hall County home north of Gainesville suffered extensive damage in a late night house fire, Hall County Fire Services reported.

Units responded to the 3600 block of Thompson Bend off Thompson Bridge Road around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, finding a 1,500-square-foot house with smoke coming from the attic, Capt. Zachary Brackett reported in a news release.

Residents were alerted by smoke alarms and escaped safely before crews were able to put out the fire.

Brackett estimates $100,000 in damage to the home worth approximately $150,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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