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Unattended iron sparks Thursday night fire

The Albany Fire Department responded to a 911 call Thursday night for a structure fire at 529 Honeysuckle Drive. / Sean Streicher


UPDATE 2/15/13 6:30pm

The Albany Fire Department had to return to the house Friday after boxes were found smoldering in the attic above where the fire happened.

ORIGINAL:

The Albany Fire Department responded to a 911 call around 11 P.M. Thursday night for a structure fire at 529 Honeysuckle Drive.

A teenager was home alone and was ironing clothes in a bedroom. After walking away and leaving the iron unattended, a fire started.

Multiple engines responded quickly and had the fire under control in twenty-nine minutes.

Damages in the 7100 square foot house are estimated to be worth $100,000.

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