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updated: 3/20/2014 11:11 AM

Kitchen fire leaves Wheaton townhouse unit uninhabitable

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Residents of a Wheaton townhouse were forced to evacuate Thursday morning after a fire started in the kitchen of one of the units, according to a news release.

Firefighters responded around 7:45 a.m. to a fire in the 1300 block of East Loughborough Court, in a center unit of a four-unit townhouse building, officials said.

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All four units were occupied at the time of the fire. Officials said every resident evacuated safely, although one resident from the unit where the fire started was treated for a minor injury and released on the scene.

Officials said the fire was under control within a few minutes, but the unit where the fire occurred was declared uninhabitable by the city's building department.

Firefighters are continuing to investigate the cause.

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