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Fire on Edgewater Drive destroys home

ESCAMBIA COUNTY   --  An overnight fire gutted a home in Pensacola on Edgewater Drive.
Smashed out windows and a charred front door, this is what is left of one family's home.

Neighbors say they saw huge flames coming from the house a little after 11 Sunday night.
   
Fire crews arrived at the home a few minutes later. The firefighters got control of the blaze within an hour.

The residents of the home were able to get out without injury but the home is a total loss.
A representative from the American Red Cross has been called to help assist the family.

Howard Freeman- Victim's son
"Check your wiring in your house. Don't over plug your outlets. Look for frayed wire and don't procrastinate because I think that's what happened here."

An investigator with the State Fire Marshal's office has been called to further determine what caused the fire.