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Home destroyed after nighttime fire

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire near Lake Tyler.

Around 6:30pm Monday, crews from 3 fire departments were called to the 14,400 block of Peninsula Road.

The homeowner told authorities he was cooking on a grill, when he left the home for a moment. When he came back, the homeowner says the house was on fire.

Authorities say the interior of the house was destroyed and the roof caved in.

Fire marshals will be at the scene Tuesday to determine the exact cause of the fire.

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