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updated: 8/16/2014 9:23 PM

Minor damage in roof fire at Oak Brook office building

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Roofers using a propane torch on tar sparked a small fire Saturday morning at a 15-story Oak Brook office building, authorities said.

Firefighters were called about 8:30 a.m. to the high-rise on the 1500 block of 22nd Street, just across from the Oakbrook Center mall, Oak Brook Battalion Chief Tom Stanfa said.

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Firefighters used pump cans to extinguish the small blaze, contained to the roof, Stanfa said. Plywood, foam insulation and tar paper were damaged.

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