House fire starts in chimney

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By: KKCO - Email

A family had to evacuate their home early this morning after a fire started in their chimney.
The Grand Junction Fire Department was called out to the home on Larkspur Lane around 2 a.m.
Fire crews say four adults and two children were inside at the time and there isn't a smoke detector inside the house. Two victims were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.
One of the children at the home woke up because smoke was irritating his throat and was able to get his family out in time.
The family that will now be staying with some friends.
The fire caused $50,000 in damage. Officials say the fire was an accident.

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