Laundry room fire ignites entire house in Rincon

RINCON, GA (WTOC) - A fire started in the laundry room but it didn't end there as it quickly engulfed a house off 9th Street in Rincon Thursday.

Fire crews said when they arrived, half of the house was already on fire.

Luckily, everyone managed to get out.

"We saw smoke coming so my friend and I went over there and we started checking on everybody and there was one person in the house and finally he came out," said Reggie Hopkins of Rincon.

It took fire crews 15 minutes to get the fire under control.

They're investigating a cause, but suspect it started in the dryer.

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