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Fire started by candles damages Gainesville home
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Gainesville firefighters work Sept. 18, 2019, at a house fire on Desota Street. - photo by Gainesville Fire Department

Items close to candles caught fire in the living room of a Desota Street home Wednesday morning, according to the Gainesville Fire Department.

The Sept. 18 fire did about $8,000 in damage, the fire department reported.

No one was injured, and the Red Cross is helping the residents.

Compiled from a Gainesville Fire Department news release.

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