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Manchester home catches fire, victim taken to Johns Hopkins burn center

A 65-year-old woman suffered first- and second-degree burns after a Manchester home caught fire Sunday.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a fire that occurred in a one-story single-family home in the 3000 block Grafton Street at about 4:51 p.m., according to a fire marshal news release. An occupant of the residence, was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center for burns to her arms and hands.

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About 10 firefighters from Manchester got the blaze under control in approximately 10 minutes, the release reads. The fire started inside a bedroom and was discovered by family members. The home sustained approximately $1,500 in damage.

There were smoke alarms present, according to the fire marshal, but they were not activated.

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