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Family of seven without a home after early morning fire

Family of seven without a home after early morning fire

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

A family of seven is homeless after fire damages their home early Thursday morning.

According to the city of Paducah, crews from all five Paducah fire stations responded to the fire at 1416 Walter Jetton Boulevard.

The fire call was issued at 3:04 a.m.

The occupants in the house, two adults and five children, were able to get out of home uninjured.

Deputy Fire Marshal April Tinsman says a smoke detector woke the family up, allowing them to get out of the house safely.

The home has heavy smoke and fire damage.

According to the fire department, a light switch in the living room has been linked to the cause of this electrical fire.

Neighboring homes were not affected by the fire.

The Western Kentucky Chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting the family.

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