Officials investigate house fire near 40th & Auer Ave.

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Officials are investigating a house fire that broke out near N. 40th and W. Auer Avenue early Monday morning, February 25th.

According to authorities, the fire broke out just after 4 a.m.

Firefighters say one person was rescued from the home. That individual refused to be taken to the hospital — and is expected to be OK.

No further details have been released at this time — including the cause of the fire or a damage estimate.

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