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      Fire Department called to Edgewater Drive home

      Albany Firefighters and police are on scene at a home in the 2100 block of Edgewater Drive near Lake Loretta. / Kerri Copello


      Albany firefighters and police are on scene at a home in the 2100 block of Edgewater Drive near Lake Loretta.

      Heavy smoke is coming from the home and firefighters have entered wearing oxygen masks.

      Police have blocked off a section of Edgewater near the church for the time being.

      Battalion Chief Keith Ambrose tells FOX 31 that the fire is believed to have started on a mattress in the back bedroom.

      The residents inside were able to get out safely. No injuries were reported.

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