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Fire Hits Wilkes-Barre Home


WILKES-BARRE — Firefighters were called out Monday morning to a house fire in Wilkes-Barre.

It started around 10:30 a.m. in the home on Maxwell Street.

Firefighters said a person living there saw smoke in a clothes dryer and  tried to put it out with a fire extinguisher.

The fire chief said there was heavy smoke when they arrived.

No one was hurt.

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