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Woman hurt in Rice Lake fire

Twenty Rice Lake firefighters responded to the fire.

RICE LAKE, Wis. (WEAU) -- At least one person was hurt in a fire Thursday night.

The Rice Lake Fire Department says it responded to a report of a fire at a property on Nunn Avenue just before 9 p.m. Thursday. Crews found a woman burned on a bed that had caught fire. That fire, which was contained to the room, had already been put out. She was treated by paramedics, but it's unclear whether she was the only victim.

There's no word on what caused the fire, but investigators call it an accident. They are not aware of any suspicious circumstances surrounding the fire. A damage estimate was not released.


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