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Dawn Patrol: Traffic problems in West Dundee; Addison fires injures one

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  • Fire departments work the scene of a fire at 1045 Westgate St. in Addison.

      Fire departments work the scene of a fire at 1045 Westgate St. in Addison.
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ABC 7 is reporting that there are traffic signals out at Higgins and Randall Road in West Dundee causing long backups on southbound Randall Road.

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