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Fire chars home in Turlock
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One person was hospitalized Monday for smoke inhalation after a fire erupted in a Turlock residence.

The fire occurred at 11:15 p.m. Monday in a home on Lyons Avenue.

The first fire crews to arrive at the call found heavy smoke pouring from the home and one room completely engulfed in flames, according to the Turlock Fire Department.

All the occupants were out of the home, but one person was showing signs of distress from smoke inhalation and was transported to an area hospital. No other injuries were reported.

The fire department reported taking an aggressive attack with the fire and the crews were able to keep the flames contained to the one room. The fire was contained through vertical ventilation and brought under control in about 10 minutes’ time.

The residents of the home have been provided assistance through the American Red Cross.

Turlock Fire responded with four engines and one battalion chief to total 13 personnel.

Ceres Fire Department sent one engine and a battalion chief to assist Turlock units as part of the resource sharing agreement.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Any questions or information regarding this matter can be directed to the Fire Marshal at 669-2119.