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Fire breaks out at single family home in Darien

Published: Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:03 p.m. CDT

DARIEN – The Tri-State Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at a single family home in Darien early Thursday morning.

Around 2:36 a.m., a large amount of fire was coming from the attached garage that had vented out the garage door and into the attic at the house, 702 69th St., according to a news release. The occupants, who were home at the time of the fire, escaped without injury.

One firefighter was treated and released for heat-related issues.

Tri-State FPD initiated a box alarm for mutual aid assistance to put out the fire. Responding fire departments included Darien-Woodridge, Downers Grove, Westmont, Hinsdale, Pleasantview, Clarendon Hills, Lemont and Western Springs.

The fire is currently under investigation.

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