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1 in hospital after south London, Ont., kitchen fire causes $75k in damages

Emergency crews were called to a kitchen fire on Southdale Road East near Millbank.
Emergency crews were called to a kitchen fire on Southdale Road East near Millbank. via @LdnOntFire/Twitter

One man was taken to hospital with unknown injuries after a kitchen fire on Southdale Road East, near Millbank Drive, according to the London Fire Department.

The London Fire Department responded to a townhouse unit at roughly 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Middlesex-London Paramedic Service and London Police Service also attended the scene.

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Platoon Chief Colin Shewell told Global News that the fire is not believed to be suspicious but that damage is estimated at roughly $75,000.

The fire was quickly extinguished and some crews began clearing the scene at roughly 6:20 p.m., though some remained to continue ventilating the building.

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