Fire chief says 1 person hospitalized after condo blaze

Authorities say one person was hospitalized after a fire broke out at a condominium in the Cedar Rapids suburb of Marion.

Firefighters dispatched around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday found smoke pouring from the building’s upper level. A fire official says the blaze started in one unit and spread into the building attic.

The name of the injured person and the extent of his or her injuries haven’t been released. The fire cause is being investigated.

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