UPDATE: A couple is safe in rural Dodge Center after multiple fire departments responded to a house fire.
According to firefighters, the call for help went out at 9 a.m. Family members were able to help the elderly couple inside get out safely. The couple were treated for smoke inhalation and the woman was taken to the hospital for observation. Both are expected to be okay.
Dodge Center, Kasson, Hayfield and Claremont Fire Departments all responded, while Dodge Center and Hayfield ambulance crews were also on the scene.
Crews are still on the scene and they believe the house is a total loss.
PREVIOUS STORY: Emergency crews are on scene after a large house fire breaks out near Dodge Center.
The fire broke out at a house located at 17320 645th Street, near Dodge Center.
We have a crew on scene and will bring you the latest as soon as it becomes available.