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Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue responds to early morning house fire

(Source: Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue) (Source: Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue)
(Source: Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue) (Source: Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue)
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire on Chinaberry Circle on Sunday a little before 7 a.m.

When crews arrived on scene they found the fire in a bedroom at the front of the house. All 7 occupants in the house were able to evacuate.

One resident suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to the hospital where they were later released.

The fire looks to have begun in one of the bedrooms. Fire and smoke caused significant damage to the home. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The Red Cross has been requested to help the family. 

A total of four engine companies, the truck company, three medic units, and the Battalion Chief responded to the fire. The fire was under control in 15 minutes. Crews remained on scene until 12:30 p.m. to conduct a fire watch.

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