No one hurt in Wheaton house fire

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(WHEATON) No one was hurt in a blaze at a home Wednesday night in west suburban Wheaton.

The fire started in the two-story home in the 1400 block of Avery about 9 p.m., according to a statement from the city of Wheaton.

The fire on both the first and second floors was brought under control in about 15 minutes, according to the statement.

No one was home at the time of the blaze and no one was hurt.

Damage to the home is estimated at $150,000, and the dwelling has been deemed uninhabitable, according to the statement.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, though it does not appear suspicious, according to the DuPage County Arson Task Force.

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