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1 injured following garage fire in Linn county

LINN COUNTY (KWWL)-- At least one person was injured after a garage fire in Linn County Thursday night.

Crews were called to a home in Ely in the 1600 block of Walker Street around 8:30 p.m. Deputies say the home owner, 21 year-old Carl Svec and 21 year old Benjamin Cooper of Cedar Rapids were working on a car with a spark ignited gasoline. Svec refused medical treatment at the scene, but Cooper was taken to an Iowa City hospital with non-life threatening burns.

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