House Fire

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By Rich Bauer, Managing Editor

Vandalia volunteer firefighter Zac Stombaugh uses an ax for ventilation and to gain entry to the second story of a home last Friday morning.

Firefighters were called to 1106 W. Gallatin St. at 8:53 a.m., and arrived to see smoke coming from the residence, which is owned by Angela Stagar. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire in a second-story bedroom. Firefighters were at the scene for about an hour. No damage estimate was available, and no injuries were reported.