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Fire leaves Winfield shed unusable

Published: Friday, July 5, 2013 3:59 p.m. CDT

WINFIELD – The Winfield Fire Protection District responded to a fire late July 4 that left a storage shed unusable at 27W710 Roosevelt Road in Winfield, fire officials said.

Firefighters responded to the fire at 11 p.m. and upon arrival, found the shed consumed by flames, Lt. David Formento said. With help from personnel from Wheaton, West Chicago and Warrenville, the fire was extinguished in about 20 minutes.

No injuries were caused by the fire, but the about 12-by-30 foot shed suffered heavy damage to its structure, Formento said. Belongings inside the shed, including a lawn tractor, were damaged as well.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, he said.

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