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Fire Burns West Duluth Home; Man in Hospital

Posted at: 01/12/2013 10:44 PM
Updated at: 01/13/2013 10:53 PM
By: Zach Hammer
zhammer@wdio.com

The Duluth Fire Department was dispatched to a home near 64th Ave. W and Petre St. on Saturday night.

Assistant Fire Chief Erik Simonson says a male and a female were home at the time and made it out safely. However, the male had trouble breathing and collapsed on the scene after he was out of the house. He was taken to St. Luke's hospital in Duluth.

The cause of the fire is in still under investigation.

We'll update you as more information becomes available.