Fire extinguished in private residence on Oakton

Sophia Bollag, Assistant Summer Editor

Firefighters extinguished a fire early Wednesday morning in an empty house across the street from Dawes Elementary School on Oakton Street, authorities said.

The Evanston fire department responded around 5 a.m. to a fire in the kitchen of a single-family home currently undergoing renovation at 1919 Oakton St., authorities said.

Authorities said no one was in the house at the time of the fire and no injuries have been reported.

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