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Fire burns densely-packed Boyle Heights home

December 24, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Officials are investigating the cause of a Boyle Heights house fire that they say was fueled by pack-rat conditions.The fire broke out in the 100 block of South Clarence Street just before midnight on Friday.

Firefighters said when they arrived, they found the home densely packed and surrounded with personal possessions.

The homeowner was able to escape. Damage is estimated at $90,000.