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Multiple crews battle overnight house fire near Rochester

NEAR ROCHESTER (FOX47) – Fire crews headed out into the cold early Monday morning to battle a house fire near Rochester.

Firefighters responded to the rural home on the 8100 block of 40th Ave. NE around 1 a.m. Monday. Fire crews from Elgin took the lead in fighting the blaze, according to authorities on scene.

Trucks from Plainview, Rochester, and Oronoco arrived soon after to offer assistance.

An Olmsted County Sheriff’s deputy told the FOX47 crew on scene that those inside the home made it out. It’s unclear how many were in the home at the time, or the extent of the damage.

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