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Pair escapes as fire guts Tsawwassen B.C. home

Fire damaged a home in Tsawwassen, B.C.
Fire damaged a home in Tsawwassen, B.C. Global News

Two people escaped a house fire in Tsawwassen, B.C. on Wednesday.

Crews arrived on the scene at 1st Avenue near 53rd Street around 9:30 a.m. to find heavy smoke billowing out of the front of a home.

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Firefighters knocked the blaze down quickly.

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Two people inside the residence managed to escape, one of whom was treated for smoke inhalation.

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The home sustained extensive damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.