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Firefighters knock down Palermo structure fire

CAL FIRE/Butte County firefighters have extinguished a structure fire that broke out in Palermo around 3 p.m.

Posted: Apr 5, 2019 3:18 PM
Updated: Apr 5, 2019 4:08 PM

UPDATE 4:05 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 - CAL FIRE/Butte County firefighters have extinguished a structure fire that broke out in Palermo around 3 p.m.

Firefighters were able to knock down the flames in about five minutes, although there is extensive damage to the home. 

Authorities said that the family was not home at the time of the fire. 

The fire did cut the power drop to the house. PG&E was able to shut everything off immediately. 

Authorities said that crews are on scene salvaging anything that survived the fire. 

Four engines will remain on scene for the next hour. 

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PALERMO, Calif. - CAL FIRE is responding to reports of a structure fire in Palermo on Friday.

CAL FIRE first reported on the fire just after 3 p.m. at the 6800 block of Melvina Avenue. 

The first units on the scene reported that the fire is in a single-family home and the structure is partially involved in the flames. 

Crews are investigating potential downed powerlines. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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