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Challenging house fire destroys house near Lebanon


October 13, 2021

Courtesy of the Lebanon Fire District

Crews battle a devastating house fire in the 37000 block of Rock Hill Drive near Lebanon on Thursday, Oct. 14. (Photo courtesy of the Lebanon Fire District)

A reported kitchen fire eventually consumed a home in the 37000 block of Rock Hill Drive south of Lebanon on Thursday, Oct. 14.

A Central Avenue resident first reported the blaze shortly after 9 p.m. after noticing the fully involved structure. Lebanon Fire District officials believed it had been burning for a significant amount of time.

Crews arrived on scene six minutes later to find a resident using buckets of water from an above-ground swimming pool on the conflagration. Firefighters quickly directed on-scene paramedics to evaluate the man, who suffered mild smoke inhalation. He was obs...

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