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Woman rescued from house fire in north Fargo

December 17, 2017

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a woman from a house fire in north Fargo.

Crews were called Sunday morning and found the house on fire. Two adults and a child were outside of the house and told firefighters a woman was still in the basement and unable to escape.

One crew entered the basement through a window and found the woman. Another crew went down to help, and firefighters were able to get the woman out through the window. She was taken by an ambulance to a hospital.

Firefighters also found an unresponsive dog inside the house. They rescued the dog and administered oxygen to revive it.

A Fargo police officer who was helping fire crews was treated and released for smoke inhalation. Damage is estimated at $120,000.

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