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Woman hospitalized in Minooka house fire

A Minooka woman was hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries due to a house fire early Tuesday morning.

Shortly before 12:30 a.m., the Channahon Fire Protection District was dispatched for a residential structure fire in the 25000 block of West Hickory Court in Minooka, according to a news release.

Responders saw smoke billowing from the front of the split level home. All occupants were accounted for when fire personnel arrived, according to the release.

One woman was transported to AMITA Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet for non-life threatening injuries, according to Channahon Fire Chief John Petrakis. Another occupant was evaluated for non-life threatening injuries and released at the scene.

The fire was located and contained to an upper level bedroom of the home. The fire was under control by shortly before 1 a.m., according to the release.

The cause of the fire was undetermined and remains under investigation as of Tuesday morning. The Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System are jointly investigating the cause of the fire. No dollar loss was available, according to the release.

The family was also assisted with finding support services.

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