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House fire in Birmingham Tuesday may be an arson case

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BIRMINGHAM, AL -

A Tuesday morning house fire in Birmingham appears to be an arson case.

The Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service reports the blaze started about 9:30am CT in the 5400 block of Georgia Road.

The house is a one-story, wood structure and was vacant at the time.

The fire caused damage to 35% of the house, and there was 100% smoke damage.

Firefighters had the blaze out in 16 minutes.

No injuries were reported, but officials do say the fire appears to have been intentionally set.

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