74
      Thursday
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      Friday
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      Saturday
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      Chocolay Township home damaged in morning fire

      An early morning fire Friday left a home damaged in Chocolay Township.

      According to the Chocolay Township Fire Department, the home received heavy damage to the attic, where the fire is believed to have originated.

      The fire department stated that the attic received heavy smoke and fire damage. The rest of the home received smoke damage as well, leaving it unlivable but not a total loss.

      Officials believe the damage to be between $75,000 and $100,000, but all residents were able to make it out safely.

      The cause of the fire was reported to be electrical.