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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Potter County home heavily damaged by fire

A house fire Monday heavily damaged a home at 45 Hummingbird Lane in Homer Township. Nathan Confer and his two children were home when the flames broke out and safely escaped the structure. Coudersport firefighters had the blaze under control in about 35 minutes. Five other fire departments helped at the scene. Fire officials estimated damage at $50,000 and the Red Cross is assisting the family. The cause of the fire was determined to be a malfunctioning chimney.