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American Red Cross helps family of 7 after home damaged in weekend fire

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FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The American Red Cross is helping a family of 7 in Florence after their home was damaged in a fire Sunday evening.

Authorities with the Howe Springs Fire Department said flames and smoke were reported just before 5 p.m. at the mobile home on South Purvis Drive.

The fire was controlled within 7 to 8 minutes of crews arriving on scene. The damage was contained tot he living room, kitchen and a bathroom.

Family members were not home at the time of the fire, and no one was hurt, authorities said.

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