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One injured in Belle Plaine fire

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One person was injured this morning after fire broke out in a Belle Plaine home.

The Belle Plaine Fire Department says they were called to 1005 7th Avenue at around 3:24 a.m. for a reported fire.

Assistant fire chief Jeff Slaymaker says they believe the fire started in the kitchen.

Smoke detectors woke up the person living in the home. That person escaped, but was taken to an area hospital. A few pets were also able to escape.

Slaymaker says the house is a total loss.

The Chelsea and Hartwick Fire Departments assisted, along with the Belle Plaine Ambulance Service.

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