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Gales Ferry house fire

A wind-fed fire tore through a home at 15 Chapman Lane in Gales Ferry Monday afternoon, heavily damaging about one-third of the structure and likely making it unlivable, fire officials said.

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Firefighters from Gales Ferry and surrounding department battle a house fire at 15 Chapman Lane Monday April 14, 2014.

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Firefighters from Gales Ferry and surrounding departments battle a house fire at 15 Chapman Lane Monday April 14, 2014. The power lines to the house fell across the driveway forcing the firefighters to drag hoses through the next door neighbors yard.

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Firefighters from Gales Ferry and surrounding department battle a house fire at 15 Chapman Lane Monday April 14, 2014.

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Firefighters check in with Gales Ferry Fire Cheif Anthony Saccone, right, at the scene of a house fire at 15 Chapman Lane Monday April 14, 2014.

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EMTs with Groton Ambulance carry a stretcher over a supply hose line to the scene of the house fire at 15 Chapman Lane in Gales Ferry Monday April 14, 2014.

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