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Fire destroys Twiggs home | Video update (1:36 p.m.)

The Twiggs County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fire that destroyed a house at 83 Tina Drive near Sgoda Road.

The owners of the house, Joyce and Danny Jackson, and their two children had already left when the flames broke out at about 8 a.m.

Units from the Macon-Bibb Fire Department answered the call on the gravel street without fire hydrants. Tanker trucks from the Twiggs County Fire Department ferried water to the house, which was engulfed when crews arrived.

The Jacksons said they have had electrical problems in the house in recent weeks.

Come back to our Web site for video from the scene.

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