- Associated Press - Thursday, September 7, 2017

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - One person has been hospitalized after a fire that damaged a house in southwest Lincoln.

The blaze was reported around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, and fire officials say it was ignited by a discarded cigarette. The flames were mainly contained to the living room.

The name of the injured person hasn’t been released.

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