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One injured in garage fire

FireSEATTLE — One man was taken to the hospital when a neglected cigarette sparked a fast-burning garage fire.

The fire started around 11 a.m. in the 3500 block of South Adams Street. Firefighters called to the scene rescued a man caught in the blaze. Hewas taken to Harborview Medical Center for an unrelated medical condition.

The fire was sparked when a man smoking a cigarette fell asleep. The fire spread to the detached basement.

The damage in the basement and garage was estimated at $12,000, fire officials said.

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