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Posted on Wed, Mar 31, 2010 : 1:10 p.m.

Kitchen fire damages apartment on Ann Arbor's west side

By Cindy Heflin


Ann Arbor Firefighter Jim Tiernan starts cleaning up the scene after helping put out an apartment fire on Arbordale Street in Ann Arbor Wednesday morning.

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Ann Arbor firefighters extinguished a kitchen fire in an apartment on Arbordale Drive near Pauline Boulevard on the city's west side this morning.

Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the 1000 block of Arbordale Drive at 7:58 a.m., a Fire Department press release said.

Heavy smoke was pouring from the apartment's front door and eaves when firefighters arrived. They extinguished the blaze by 8:23 a.m., but it caused smoke damage throughout the apartment, the release said.

No one was injured. The cause has not been determined, the release said.