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Cigarette ignites stack of firewood

A cigarette ignited a stack of firewood Sunday night at a home in the 3600 block of 37th Street Southeast in Rochester.

The Rochester Fire Department said the home's occupant, Eric Thompson, saw the fire about 11 p.m. and used a garden hose to control it until firefighters arrived. Firefighters used foam to extinguish the fire.

The fire damaged the firewood and a dog house. There was no damage to the home.

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