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Firefighters rescue person trapped in burning home in northwest Amarillo

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Updated: Apr. 28, 2020 at 7:06 AM CDT
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Firefighters rescued a person who was trapped inside a burning home early Tuesday morning in northwest Amarillo.

An Amarillo Fire Department news release said about 4:50 a.m. this morning, crews were called out to a possible structure fire in the area of South Florida Street and San Jacinto Avenue.

Firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the home.

Six AFD units brought the fire under control by 5:28 a.m.

Firefighters also rescued a person who was trapped inside of the home.

The person has been flown to a hospital in Lubbock and is reported to be in stable condition.

The fire damage to the home is estimated at $20,000,

The Amarillo Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the cause of the fire to be undetermined.

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