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Car crash starts house fire

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- A house caught fire Monday morning after a car crashed into it.

According to DeKalb Co. Fire, the accident occurred when a teen driver ran off the road and hit a house located on Allgood Circle in Stone Mountain. The car hit the house right at the gas meter, which started a gas fire.

Both the car and house caught fire. The teen as well as the lone female resident were able to get out of the car and house, respectively, without any injuries.

The driver, 19-year-old Keoin Porter, was charged with Failure to Maintain Land and Expired Registration.