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Fire claims 12th Avenue home

Working smoke detectors saved the life of an Atmore homeowner after an electrical fire at a residence on 12th Avenue Tuesday morning, according to fire officials.

Capt. Daniel Love said the AFD responded to a fire at 213 12th Ave. at around 7:15 a.m., and they believe the start of the fire was electrical. The house was deemed a total loss.

The complete story will be in tomorrow’s paper.