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2-alarm house fire in Mercer County

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Fire crews were called to battle a two-alarm house fire sparked by a fire pit in Mercer County.

It happened around 4:30 Sunday morning on the 200 block of Clamer Road in Ewing Township.

Arriving firefighters were met with heavy flames fullly engulfing the home.

A second alarm with quickly struck and crews were able to bring the blaze under control by 7:00 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

Officials say the home owners were using a fire pit Saturday night and put the fire out.

However flames sparked up again and spread to the home while the owners were in bed.

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