Cherokee County home destroyed by massive fire, officials say

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — Cherokee County fire officials are calling a home destroyed after it was overtaken by a massive fire early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters responded to 218 Sutallee Ridge Court just before 8 a.m. to reports of a smoke and flames coming from a home.

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The 911 caller also reported that they believed the homeowners had already left for work.

When they arrived minutes later, crews determined that the home was 50% involved in the fire.

The fire spread to other parts of the home and the two-story house partially collapsed.

Nearly two hours later, at 9:40 a.m., firefighters were able to get the blaze under control.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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