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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A resident was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and two dogs died today after a fire broke out in a home in Rochester's Northern Heights neighborhood.

A news release from the Rochester Fire Department indicates the fire was reported around 2:15 PM at 1105 19th Street Northeast, about 2 blocks south of Northern Heights Park. The first firefighters to arrive at the scene discovered smoke coming from multiple locations inside the house.

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Flames were found on both the first and second floors and it was also discovered there was a fire burning in the attic. The news release says it appears the fire started on the first floor and traveled up to the attic through a chimney chase.

The cause is under investigation and a dollar estimate of the loss is not yet available.

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