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One hospitalized after structure fire in Salem

One person was hurt after a structure fire in Salem early Saturday, according to the Salem Fire and EMS Department.

Crews responded to the scene at 1236 West Main Street at around 4:04 a.m., officials said.

According to fire crews, the building sustained significant damage. One person was hurt and transported to the LewisGale Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Crews said the first responding units found a fire on the first floor of the building that quickly spread to the attic, but firefighters brought it under control within 15 minutes.

Officials said the fire has been ruled accidental by the Salem Fire Marshal’s Office and the estimated damage is $200,000.


Source: WSLS News 10

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