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Family safely escapes house fire in Dubuque

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

A family of four safely escaped after their house caught fire in Dubuque.

The Dubuque Fire Department says it happened in the 1200 block of Rosedale Avenue just after 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The assistant fire chief says a husband, wife, two children and a cat were in the home at the time; all were able to get out of the home without any injuries.

The fire is still being investigated, but authorities say the back of the home was on fire when crews arrived on scene. The cause of the fire hasn't been determined.

The fire department says a few firefighters fell on ice while fighting the fire, but did not need any medical attention.

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