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Fire Damages Home in Chippewa Falls

An early-morning fire damaged a home in Chippewa Falls and sent a firefighter to a hospital.

The Chippewa Falls Fire Department says the fire was at a home at 336 West Elm Street. Five people in the home made it out safely, but a firefighter was brought to a hospital for evaluation. Damage is estimated at around 65,000 dollars. The cause of the fire is under investigation.