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Miami-Dade firefighters extinguish flames at synagogue

Miami-Dade firefighters respond to a synagogue on Wednesday near North Miami Beach. (Copyright 2020 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Firefighters responded to a synagogue on Wednesday in Miami-Dade County.

There was a fire at the Congregation Khal Chasidim, at 961 NE 172 St., near North Miami Beach.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, the fire started in the synagogue’s kitchen and prompted an evacuation.

A man was treated for smoke inhalation outside of the building.

Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Wilson Louis contributed to this report.

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