Clay Fire crews warn about unattended candles after house fire in Granger

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Clay firefighters are reminding homeowners not to leave candles unattended. This, after crews were called to a house fire in Granger.

The blaze was discovered around 4:15 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, at a home in the 10100 block of Autumn Leaves Court in Harris Township.

Fire crews arrived to find a fire that occurred in a bedroom that was mainly extinguished by the homeowner.

The crew checked for and extinguished a few hot spots along with removing any smoke from the residence.

The home had working smoke alarms and occupants got out without any injuries.

Fire officials say a small flame like a candle can turn into a major fire in less than 30 seconds.


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