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NORTH TAZEWELL, Va (WVVA)-- A home goes up in flames in Tazewell County.

It happened at a single-story home at 294 Cody Street in North Tazewell.

Tazewell Fire Chief Josh Roberts said the fire began in the laundry room.

He added that when they got on-scene, there was lots of smoke.

Nearly 50% of the home was damaged due to smoke, flames, and heat, but Roberts said the rest of the house was saved.

Everyone living there got out safely and the family has support from neighbors, said Roberts.

Crews were on-scene for nearly 2 hours.

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NORTH TAZEWELL, Va (WVVA)-- Fire and EMS crews are on the scene of a structure fire in North Tazewell.

According to 911 dispatchers, the fire happened at a residence on Cody Street around 7:30 PM Thursday. 

The Tazewell Fire Department, Tazewell Co. EMS, and Jeffersonville Rescue responded.

WVVA will keep you updated with the latest.

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