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Ballarat East home gutted after early morning fire

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Fire investigators will attend a home in Ballarat East today after an early morning fire.

Six CFA crews were called to the address on Frances Crescent in Ballarat East at 5:04am, and found the single storey brick home engulfed in flames when they arrived.

The residents of the home were at the address when the fire occurred, and were safely evacuated.

Crews had the blaze under control at 5:26am.

Paramedics also attended the scene to treat a female who had recently been discharged from hospital, however she was not taken to hospital for further treatment.

Police have remained at the scene this morning to investigate the fire, while arson detectives will also attend the Ballarat East home to work out what caused the blaze to start.

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