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OFD: Cooking oil sparks fire, does $82,500 in damages

KETV Omaha 11/28/2022
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Omaha firefighters say cooking oil sparked a fire on S. 27th St. Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out just before 4:30 p.m.

The fire department says smoke and flames were showing when firefighters got on scene. Everyone got outside safely and the fire was put out a short time later.

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Medics took one person to the hospital to be checked out for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters at the scene also report the power to the unit had to be cut. The Red Cross is assisting the residents.

The fire did approximately $82,500 in damages.

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