1 dead, 1 injured in Villa Park house fire

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One person is dead and another has been hospitalized after a house fire in Villa Park early Saturday.

Villa Park Fire and Police Departments responded to the fire in the 300 block of North Lincoln Avenue at approximately 6:30 a.m.

Two firefighters were injured during the rescue and have since been released from the hospital, Villa Park officials said.

The injured victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover. The deceased victim was pronounced dead on the scene, officials said. Their identity has not been released.
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