Home in Hamilton destroyed by fire

A fire destroyed part of a Hamilton home on Gibson Avenue at around 2 this morning.Twenty-five firefighters battled the blaze that spread into the second and third floor of the building.A spokesperson for Hamilton Fire says the family was able to safely get out of the home but, one woman was taken to hospital as a precaution and later released.Hamilton Fire believes the fire was caused by careless smoking. Damage is estimated to be about $175,000 dollars.The red cross was notified and is looking after the family’s needs.

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