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    Firefighters responded to a duplex puffing heavy smoke in the Oakland Hills on Monday evening. (Published Monday, July 4, 2016)

    Firefighters responded to a duplex puffing heavy smoke in the Oakland Hills on Monday evening.

    The fire was reported in the 3300 block of Rubin Drive, close to Holy Names University, around 6 p.m., according to fire department officials.

    Initial reports indicated that a woman was inside the unit, but truth revealed that no one was inside and a dog was safely outside in the yard, fire officials said.

    The blaze was controlled in roughly 30 minutes, according to fire officials. No injuries were reported.

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