Fire sparks in Oak Ridge home basement

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Oak Ridge Fire Department crews responded to a house fire on Delaware Avenue Wednesday night after homeowners reported smelling smoke and their smoke detector went off.

The residents evacuated their home without injury and called 911.

Fire crews were on the scene in minutes, bringing with them 14 firefighters, four engines, a rescue unit and a command vehicle. 

The fire was extinguished within 10 minutes, with the majority of the damage located in teh basement, while upper floors of the home had some smoke damage. 

The cause of the fire is still being investigated, officials said, but it is believed to be unintentional. 

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