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Weekend fire at Holmen residence results in one firefighter injury



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One firefighter was injured while fighting a weekend fire in the Holmen area.

A house on Valley Place received heavy fire, smoke and water damage on Saturday afternoon, after heavy fire was discovered in the rear of the house.

There were 11 fire trucks on the scene, including units from La Crosse, Trempealeau, Onalaska and Farmington.

The occupants of the house got out safely. The cause has not been determined.

The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department and Tri-State Ambulance also assisted at the fire location.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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