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Deputy spots Steuben house fire

Angola and Steuben Township firefighters were called to a house fire Friday at 3005 S. County Road 150 West.

A Steuben County sheriff's deputy was first on the scene and reported heavy flames and smoke coming from the rear of the home at 3:52 p.m., said TR Hagerty, Angola Fire Department spokesman.

Firefighters had the blaze under control at 4:09 p.m., Hagerty said.

The cause is under investigation. Officials could not provide a damage estimate because of the extent of the fire and smoke.