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Firefighter injured during fire call on Denton Street

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La Crosse, WISCONSIN (WXOW) - A La Crosse firefighter is injured while responding to a call Thursday morning.

The La Crosse Fire Department said they responded to a call about smoke inside a home on 1314 Denton Street around 9:00 a.m.

When they arrived they found the stove on fire in the kitchen. They were able to extinguish the flames within minutes.

Officials say the occupant of the home was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.

A firefighter was also injured after he fell into the basement. According to Division Chief Jeff Murphy, the firefighter must have slipped on the stairs. We do not know what type of injuries he suffered but he was transported to a hospital.

 

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