June 13, 2018 1:07 pm

Outdoor fireplace may have caused Burlington fire

An outdoor fireplace or chiminea is believed to have caused a fire in Burlington.

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An outdoor fireplace or chiminea is believed to have caused a fire in Burlington.

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The fire broke out on the back porch of a home on Blind Line around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The two occupants managed to escape safely.

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Damage is estimated at $250,000.

Fire officials are reminding residents to never leave a fire unattended and ensure that any fire is completely extinguished when leaving the area.

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