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Fire sparked by pre-lit Christmas tree destroys volunteer firefighter's home

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OZARK, IL (KFVS) -

A volunteer firefighter's house is a complete loss after a pre-lit Christmas tree caught fire.

Multiple crews responded to a fire in Ozark, Illinois in Johnson County.

The home is at 1000 Thunderhawk Road.

A pre-lit Christmas tree was plugged in. That plug caught fire and caught the rest of the home on fire, according to New Burnside Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bill Dalton.

The home is a complete loss.

Everyone made it out of the house.

The Red Cross responded to help the family.

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