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SNELLVILLE, Ga. -- A fire burning in a fireplace most of the day Thursday spread to the walls and badly damaged a Snellville home.

Just after 4 p.m., fire crews responded to the fire on Long Street.

The fire spread to the walls and attic. A man and woman in the home smelled smoke and were able to get out unhurt.

The Red Cross was contacted to help provide assistance.