Six taken to hospitals after Woodridge house fire

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(WOODRIDGE) Six people were taken to hospitals after a house fire in west suburban Woodridge early Tuesday.

The fire was reported in a single-family home in the 7800 block of Deerfield Avenue at 1:14 a.m., according to a statement from the Lisle-Woodridge Fire District.

The blaze was in the back of the home and the attic, according to the statement.

Six people were home at the time and all were taken to hospitals, according to the fire department. One person suffered moderate burns and five others were hospitalized for precautionary reasons.

The majority of the fire was under control about an hour later, as of 2:20 a.m., according to the fire department.

The home has been deemed uninhabitable, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation Tuesday.

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