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Fire crews battle overnight house fire on Cumberland Drive

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Fire crews were out battling a house fire on Cumberland Drive in Savannah overnight. 

It happened shortly before midnight at a home on Cumberland Drive near Monterey Avenue. Fire ripped through the attic of the home sending flames shooting into the sky. 

Fire crews responded and quickly contained the fire to the attic area. Firefighters had to tear a portion of the roof out to battle the blaze. The home suffered heavy smoke and water damage, and power had to be cut to the structure so it is not currently livable. The Red Cross has been called out to assist those affected, which is unknown at this time. 

Luckily, no injuries were reported. 

Police had a portion of the road closed around the fire scene for some time, but it has since reopened. 

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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