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Fire destroys house near Colfax

COLFAX, Wis. (WEAU) -- Fire destroyed a house on Monday morning, leaving a man with burns.

It happened on 810th Avenue, which is south of Colfax. Colfax Fire Chief Don Logslett says his department received a report of the fire around 10:30 a.m. Monday. Crews responded and found flames shooting out of the front part of the house from both stories. It took them nearly four hours to put out the fire. Logslett says man at the house ended up with burns while trying to put out the fire. He was not sure of the extent of the man's injuries. A woman and two children escaped and were not hurt.

Logslett says the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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