2 people, 4 dogs escape early morning fire in La Crosse

La Crosse Fire Department assisted in evacuating two people and four dogs from a house fire early Friday morning.

The fire call came in at 4:07 a.m. this morning. Crews arrived at the residence within three minutes and extinguished the fire. The fire was contained quickly. The home on the 1400 block of 5th Avenue South suffered heavy fire and smoke damage.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The La Crosse Fire Department was assisted on scene by Tri-State Ambulance, La Crosse Police Department, Excel Energy and Red Cross.

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