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Two injured in La Crosse kitchen fire

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Two people, including a firefighter, were hurt in a kitchen fire this morning.

The La Crosse Fire Department responded to a house on Denton Street around 9 a.m. Thursday. They found light smoke coming from the home. Crews helped someone inside escape. Firefighters put out a fire in the kitchen, which was contained to an area near a stove. A firefighter was hurt and taken to the hospital, along with the person who was helped out of the home.

A news release from the department says food on the stove caused the fire. The home ended up with minor fire, smoke, and water damage.

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