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Resident of 12th Floor Apartment Suffers Burns in Two-Alarm Fire

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A second alarm was sounded for a fire at the Lake Tower Apartments late Tuesday evening.

The automatic fire alarm went off at around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 12th floor. Firefighters say smoke was coming from the building, and that the fire was put out in less than 15 minutes.

Firefighters say it was a cooking fire that spread through the apartment.

The resident was sent to the hospital with burns on his chest and face with smoke inhalation. The family dog was killed in the fire.

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