Occupant injured in blaze at Lake Elsinore home

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LAKE ELSINORE (CNS) - A person was injured Wednesday in a fire that erupted in the attic of a Lake Elsinore home. The blaze was reported about 12:45 p.m. on Darnell Drive, near Dreycott Way, along the eastern boundary of the Cleveland National Forest, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The agency said multiple engine crews were sent to the location and encountered smoke pouring out of the 2,000-square-foot single-story residence. The occupant was waiting outside the property and was immediately treated for smoke exposure and minor burns, according to reports from the scene. The victim, whose identity was not disclosed, was taken to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar in unspecified condition. Flames were confined to the attic, according to reports from t
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