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Five displaced by Garden City mobile home fire

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GARDEN CITY, GA (WTOC) -

The Garden City Fire Dept. responded to a structure fire at 1 Shady Ln., located in the Garden City Mobile Home Estates, just after 5 p.m. Friday.

The fire started in a closet where the hot water heater was located. One adult and two children were able to get out without getting hurt, but the mobile home was destroyed.

"The occupant stated they were in the bathroom and thought they smelled smoke," said Garden City Fire Chief James Crosby. "They heard some noise and came outside and saw smoke coming out from where the hot water heater was. When he opened the closet, flames came out."

A total of five people were displaced. The family is being helped by nearby relatives.

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