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Firefighters rotated during Galway house fire due to weather conditions

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GALWAY, N.Y. -- The bitter cold made saving a Galway family's home from fire challenging Thursday.

The fire started at around 10:30 a.m., and because of the extreme cold -- fire crews tell NEWS10, 12 mutual aid departments were called in to help rotate the firefighters, and keep the crews warm.

That slowed down their efforts to fight the blaze, but they were still able to get the fire knocked down in about 30 minutes.

Officials tell NEWS10 the fire likely started in the chimney and spread to the roof. The scene is now under investigation.

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