Smoke Alarm Alerts Decatur Homeowners to House Fire


DECATUR- An attic fire that spread to the back of a Decatur house caused extensive damage at about 8 this morning.

The house on Corman Court is under investigation.  The Decatur Fire Department says it caused about $80,000 worth of damage.  $65,000 to the exterior and $15,000 to the homes contents.

It took 17 fire fighters 20 minutes to get the fire under control.   A fire detector alerted the home owner to the fire.

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