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Woman escapes overnight structure fire in Avondale


Crews responded to a one-alarm structure fire in Avondale at 12:20 a.m. this morning. 

It happened on 647 Greenwood Avenue. Crews reported smoke from the second floor of a 2 story frame stucco single family dwelling with an attic.

An aggressive interior attack was initiated and confined the fire to the second floor. The fire was extinguished in less than 15 minutes.

Crews say there was heavy smoke damage to the second and third floors. The only occupant at home during the fire was alerted by a bystander and she had exited the building prior to the Fire Department arrival.

Damage is estimated at $25,000. 33 firefighters responded to this incident.

There were no civilian or firefighter injuries reported.

Cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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