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UPDATE: Tree falls on power lines, sparks house fire

CHAPEL HILL, TX (KLTV) -

Fire crews were able to quickly extinguish a house fire in Chapel Hill.

According to Smith County fire officials, the fire was sparked by a tree that fell on some power lines near the home on County Road 2216 near Lake Tyler in Chapel Hill.

There were four people in the home when the fire broke out. The daughter woke her mother, who works the nightshift, when she saw the smoke.

The mother and daughter, along with a toddler and grandmother who also live at the residence were able to get out of the house safely. They were also able to get their pets out safely.

Fire crews were able to contain the fire to a closet area in the home.

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