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Walnut – One person was transported to a local hospital after a fire broke out in Walnut last Thursday.

The fire broke out in the 800 block of North Silver Valley Terrace around 11 am when the Walnut Fire Department were called out to the residence. One person was treated for smoke inhalation.

The fire department extinguished the flames at the two-story building in 21 minutes, according to the county fire department.

No other injuries or damage assessment was available at press time.