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House fire starts in attempt to thaw frozen pipes

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) – -

Memphis fire investigators say workers attempted to thaw frozen pipes  in a house by putting a torch in the bathroom wall.

The fire started around 3 p.m. Saturday at 8639 Thorncliff Fairway. When  firefighters arrived, smoke was coming from the two story home. It took firefighters about 30 minutes to put the fire out.

Investigators say the fire was an accident. No one was injured.

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