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Married couple suffers serious burns in Waukesha house fire

WAUKESHA -- Flight for Life responded to a Waukesha house fire that injured two people. Firefighters responded to the house fire on the 2300 block of Summit Ave. at 11:28 a.m.


Police say a husband and wife were able to get out the house, but not without sustaining injuries. The 66-year-old wife was transported to a hospital via helicopter, and the 65-year-old husband was transported by ambulance.


Police have yet to release the identity of the couple injured in this fire.


For reasons that are still under investigation the home caught and moved quickly gutted the main living space.


An ambulance crews that just happened to see the smoke assisted Waukesha Firefighters. One of the members of that crew suffered smoke inhalation.


The Waukesha Fire Department says they managed to get all the couple's pets out of the home, seven cats and two dogs. Although, one of the cats died.


\"It's sad,\" neighbor Justin Sirrell told CBS 58 News, \"my grandparents are that age. My prayers go out to the family.\"


 




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