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Thursday - January 5, 2017 6:41 am

Three people escape early morning house fire in La Crosse Featured

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Three people were able to escape a house fire overnight in La Crosse.

The fire department arrived at 431 12th Street North around 3:30 this morning to find smoke and fire coming from the roof of the single family rental home.

Three people and their two pets made it out safely and no injuries were reported.

Firefighters searched the home while putting out a fire in the attic and in the walls.

The department says the effort was hampered by the frigid cold and icy conditions on the scene.

The home was extensively damaged by smoke, fire and water and the cause is under investigation.

Last modified on Thursday - January 5, 2017 10:39 am
Scott Robert Shaw

Scott Robert Shaw is the Program Director for both 1410 WIZM and 580 WKTY.   He's currently the morning news anchor on 1410 WIZM, Z93 and 95-7 The Rock.  He joined Mid-West Family Broadcasting as a reporter/anchor in 1989 and served as News Director from 1990-2015.   He's been the winner of several Wisconsin Broadcaster's Association awards for Best Editorial in Wisconsin.  He enjoys traveling, bicycling and cooking.

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