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Firefighters rescue woman from Wis. house fire

Firefighters rescue woman from Wis. house fire

By The Associated Press. CREATED Mar 3, 2014
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) -- Firefighters in Fond du Lac had to battle extreme cold as they rescued a woman from a house fire.
   
Crews were called to the fire around 8:30 a.m. Monday. Dispatchers alerted firefighters that a woman was trapped in the two-story house.
   
Fire crews arrived on the scene within minutes and rescued the woman from a first-floor window. She was taken to a hospital.
   
Frozen fire hydrants hampered firefighters. The American Red Cross was called into to help firefighters because of the cold.
   
A total of 55 personnel from five fire departments were called to the scene.
   
The cause of the fire has not been determined, but investigators believe it was electrical.