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News Bulletin: Fire damages Owatonna home

house fire, Fremont St, Owatonna

A duplex in Owatonna was badly damaged by fire Thursday afternoon, but two people reportedly inside escaped without injury.

The call came in shortly before 3 p.m., sending firefighters to 247 E. Fremont St.

The house is divided into two living units; initial reports of two people in the upstairs unit indicate they got out safely. A spokesman for the Owatonna Police Department said no injuries were reported.

A photo taken while fire crews were still on the scene shows significant fire damage to the south side of the second story.

No damage estimate was available Thursday afternoon.


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