Woman returns home, spots fire at her Middletown house

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Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire on Bentwood Drive in Middletown.

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UPDATE @ 6 p.m.:

When a woman returned to her Middletown home, she noticed smoke inside so she backed up her vehicle and called for help, Deputy Chief David Adams of the Middletown Division of Fire said.

The fire was extinguished in the living room.

There is some damage from flames that were coming out of the front window, and some damage inside. No damage estimates were immediately available.

An investigator is working to determine the cause of the fire.

FIRST REPORT

Middletown firefighters were called to a fire that was reportedly causing dark smoke from the front door on Thursday afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, there was dark smoke coming from the front door and fire could be seen in front of the home in the 5700-block of Bentwood Drive. Firefighters were dispatched at 4:10 p.m.

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There were also reports of fire in the attic of the house.

A crew is en route to gather more information.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.