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Crews battle kitchen fire in southern Berks

Crews quickly contained a kitchen fire at a home in Lower Alsace Township Friday evening.

Initial reports about 4:45 p.m. said a toaster had caught fire at a home on the 2800 block of Filbert Avenue.

Crews arrived within minutes and the flames had spread to the kitchen.

Firefighters quickly knocked down the blaze on the first floor.

Another line was requested after crews reported heavy smoke and heat on the second floor.

The fire was contained about 5:10 p.m., with crews checking for smoldering remains.

Source: Berkshire mont

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