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Home destroyed by fire overnight in Rincon

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A house fire is under investigation in Effingham County. 

Deputies say it happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday at a vacant house off of Old Augusta Road in Rincon.

When Rincon fire crews arrived on scene they said the home was fully engulfed in flames. The house is a total loss. No injuries have been reported.

"At this time we don't know the cause of the fire. We have not ruled out foul play, however, we're not exactly sure what the cause is. It's under investigation by the Sheriff's Office as well as the State Fire Marshal's Office." said David Ehsanipoor, Effingham County Sheriff's Office.

State fire marshals along with Effingham County deputies will be back out Wednesday to further investigate the scene and try to determine a cause for the blaze.

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