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Bertram family loses home, pet in blaze; no injuries

A fire destroyed a family’s home Oct. 4 just outside Bertram. No one was home at the time, and the cause is undetermined. Courtesy photo

FROM STAFF REPORTS

BERTRAM —  A family lost its home Oct. 14 after a blaze that took firefighters several hours to contain, officials say.

The fire was reported about 10:40 a.m. that morning in the 6100 block of RR 1174 just outside Bertram.

According to a fire official at the scene, no one was inside the home at the time, and the cause is still undetermined.

One pet died in the fire.

No other injuries were reported.

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