Friday October 9th, 2015 12:13PM

Banks County home destroyed by fire

By Rob Moore Reporter
HOMER - A Banks County home was destroyed by fire early Friday, and firefighters returned to the scene Friday morning for a rekindle.

The fire, at 276 Bennett Road off Georgia Highway 51 North, was dispatched at 12:55 a.m., with the rekindle being dispatched around 11:10 a.m. The home was said to be about 1,800 square feet on a basement.

Additional details are not immediately available.

This story will be updated.
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