Smoke alarm warns occupant of early-morning home fire in La Crosse

Published: Jan. 24, 2017 at 10:27 AM CST
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Working smoke alarms are being credited to alerting someone of a fire early Tuesday morning in La Crosse.

The fire broke out in the 2900 block of 23rd Street South around 3:35 a.m. According to Division Chief Jeff Murphy, the person in the home was able to get out before crews arrived, thanks to working smoke alarms.

Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire, containing it to one room.

The home had moderate damage, but no one was hurt.

The fire is still under investigation.