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Abandoned House Fire Contained, According to AFD

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AFD Public Information Officer Jeff Justus says multiple Amarillo Fire Department crews responded to structure fire near downtown Amarillo just after 3 a.m. on May 24.

Firefighters were called to the 1200 block of South Buchanan where they found heavy smoke and fire showing through the roof of a house. The crews worked to protect surrounding homes exposed to the heat and smoke, as well as battled the flames.

Firefighters reported the blaze under control at 5:57 a.m. The home was not occupied, and appeared abandoned; AFD is reporting no injuries.

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