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Official cause of Statesboro house fire not known

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STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

A Statesboro family's house on Oakfield drive was destroyed by a fire so intense the roof collapsed on Thursday.

One Statesboro firefight was injured during the incident and was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Early reports said the fire may have started when a motorcycle backfired near a gas can, but there has been no official word of the cause from Statesboro Fire.

The Red Cross is assisting the family of five.

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