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South Fargo home damaged by fire

Fire caused moderate damage to a south Fargo home Friday night. Fargo fire crews responded to the call at 4441 Oakcreek Drive S. at about 11:47 p.m. Friday. The owners, Franklin and Shelly Neal, were awakened by a smoke detector. They heard crack...

Fire caused moderate damage to a south Fargo home Friday night.

Fargo fire crews responded to the call at 4441 Oakcreek Drive S. at about 11:47 p.m. Friday.

The owners, Franklin and Shelly Neal, were awakened by a smoke detector. They heard crackling sounds coming from the attic and saw smoke coming from the roof vents.

Crews found fire in a canopy area above the front entry. The fire had started in a column and moved up into the attic of the two-story residence.

The fire was under control at about 12:10 a.m. Saturday. Firefighters re-mained on scene until Saturday morning. No injuries were caused by the fire.

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There was charring to the structure of the entry and moderate damage in the attic. Damage is estimated at $10,000.

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