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Fire damages ex-White House counsel's Conn. home

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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A fire damaged the Connecticut shoreline home of attorney Bernard Nussbaum, who was White House counsel to former President Bill Clinton.

More than 30 firefighters responded Wednesday morning to Nussbaum's 6,200-square-foot home in Stamford along Long Island Sound. No one was injured.

Fire officials told The Advocate of Stamford (http://bit.ly/Y2cEdx ) that a suspected electrical fire spread to walls and a ceiling of the 1930s home. Officials say fire damage was minimal, but smoke damage was heavy.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The house is undergoing renovations, but officials don't think the fire was related to the work.

Nussbaum was counsel to Clinton in 1993 and 1994 and was a senior staff member for the House Judiciary Committee in 1974 during impeachment proceedings against President Richard Nixon.

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