Firefighters battle fire in Southington

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Southington firefighters are on the scene of a fire on the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike Thursday night.

Neighbors tell Eyewitness News that the home on fire is abandoned and was scheduled to be torn down in the near future.

An Eyewitness News crew on the scene said the house was fully involved in flames when firefighters arrived.

No word on what started the fire.

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