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Two first responders injured in fire, residents escape safely

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 1:57 p.m. CDT

WOODRIDGE – The Lisle-Woodridge Fire District responded to a report of smoke inside a residence at about 3:39 p.m. Dec. 3, according to a district news release.

The first unit arrived at 24W700 Ohio St. in Naperville, the release said. At about 4:16 p.m., four engines, two ladder trucks, two medic units and a command team arrived on scene, totaling almost 25 district personnel.

The home's three residents escaped safely, according to the release.

Although the fire was controlled early, crews continued work for about six hours on hidden fires, the release said. The home was determined to be uninhabitable.

Two firefighters sustained minor injuries in the incident, according to the release. Both were treated and transported to a hospital, from which they were later released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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