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BALLWIN, Mo. – A west St. Louis County home was destroyed Friday by a two-alarm fire that started in the attic.

Firefighters were called to the home in the 400 block of Brass Lamp Drive around 1:30 p.m.

Harry Hamm, a spokesperson for the West County Fire Department, says the fire started somewhere in the attic, but the cause has not yet been determined.

Nobody was injured in the fire, but the home is a total loss.

Volunteers with the American Red Cross have offered assistance to the two adults and four children who lived inside the home.

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