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No injuries in Merrick Avenue house fire

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The Merrick fire department responded to a house fire on Merrick Avenue between Arbor and Ripley Lanes at around 4 p.m. on Jan. 28.

The blaze was quickly extinguished. A firefighter on the scene said the fire started on a house undergoing some minor construction.

No injuries were reported. There is apparent damage to the exterior of the house.