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Fire damages Zanoni house

A Tuesday morning fire at a home on Inlet Lane in the Zanoni area of Gloucester caused about $100,000 worth of damage to the structure, according to Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Jon Williams.

Williams said the home was not occupied at the time and there were no injuries. He said it appeared the fire may have had an electrical cause but a final determination had not been made as of Wednesday morning.

About 75 percent of the interior of the home was damaged, he said, including the kitchen and living areas, with about 50 percent of the damage due to fire. He said there was also smoke and water damage.

Williams said the GVFR received the fire call at 11:29 a.m. and that firefighters arrived quickly. He said they made an interior attack to knock the fire down and were on scene until about 2:30 p.m. He said 20 personnel responded, including five from Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue who provided mutual aid.

A rescue unit and six fire trucks, including t...

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