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CFD: 2 treated for smoke inhalation in Crosstown fire

Published: Jul. 10, 2014 at 4:35 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 10, 2014 at 12:20 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Firefighters say two people were hospitalized early Thursday morning after a fire broke out in inside the wall of a downtown Charleston home.

According to officials, crews were dispatched to a home on Rosemount Street around 12:22 a.m. for a reported structure fire. Officials reported light smoke venting from the residence from a small fire inside a wall, which was extinguished.

Deputy Fire Chief Ryan Kunitzer says two residents were taken to a hospital and treated for smoke inhalation. Both victims have been released.

Charleston Fire Department, St. Andrews Fire Department, Charleston Police Department, and Charleston County EMS responded to the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Charleston Fire Department Fire Marshal Division.

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