Firefighters put out Sunday morning blaze in Austin

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Firefighters responded to a blaze Sunday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

About 9 a.m., a vacant building in the 300 block of South Cicero caught fire, according to Chicago Fire Media. It was struck out about an hour later and there were no injuries, Fire Media Affairs said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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