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updated: 11/27/2011 8:33 PM

Minor dryer fire damages Carol Stream condo

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A minor dryer fire Sunday afternoon in Carol Stream was contained to the appliance and a small portion of drywall, according to fire officials.

A neighbor smelled smoke coming from the condominium on the 200 block of Klein Creek Court and called 911 about 2:52 p.m., Carol Stream Fire Lt. Rick Bonk said.

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Firefighters located the burning washer-dryer unit and quickly extinguished the blaze, Bonk said.

A teenage boy was home at the time and was uninjured.

The damage was limited to the washer-dryer unit, an exhaust vent and a small area of drywall, Bonk said.

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