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Fire destroys home
BURKEVILLE - Flames have destroyed a Newton County home, despite the efforts of firefighters to save the structure.
This story was reported by Steve W Stewart and comes to us through KFDM's media partnership with KJAS & Rayburn Broadcasting Company.
Fire destroyed the home about three miles south of Burkeville in Newton County at about 4:40 a.m. Friday, according to Burkeville Fire Chief Charles Duckworth.
Duckworth said flames had engulfed the home by the time firefighters arrived.
No one was hurt.
Investigators are trying to learn what caused the fire.