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THREE PEOPLE ESCAPE HOUSE FIRE

(Bentonville, IN)--A family in the northern Fayette County town of Bentonville lost everything in a fire Wednesday.  Three people inside escaped the fire with only the clothes they were wearing when the fire broke out at around 7 o’clock Wednesday morning.  An unconfirmed report indicates one female victim jumped from an upstairs bedroom and was sent to a Level One trauma center with a spleen injury. Firefighters from multiple agencies were on the scene for more than five hours.  Neighbors and friends have worked to get clothing donations for the family.