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Firefighter treated for heat exhaustion while battling overnight fire

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A firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion in O'Fallon, Mo. (Credit :KMOV) A firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion in O'Fallon, Mo. (Credit :KMOV)

O’FALLON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A Firefighter is recovering after being treated for heat exhaustion while battling an overnight fire.

Around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, fire crews were battling the flames at a home on Red Coat Way Court in O’Fallon, Missouri when the firefighter needed to be treated for heat exhaustion.

One person inside of the home was able to get out safely.

Fire officials said the flames were likely caused by “careless smoking.”

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