- Associated Press - Thursday, August 13, 2020

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Sioux Falls firefighters have rescued two people who were trapped in a burning home.

Firefighters used their ladders to bring one person trapped on the roof of the home to safety early Thursday.

Another person, a man, was trapped on the first floor of the house. Two firefighters went in through a bay window and rescued the man. Both people were taken to the hospital, according to fire officials.

Also, two police officers were taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

Authorities said firefighters also brought a dog out of the home. The fire was contained mainly to the living room with heat and smoke damage throughout the house.



Fire officials said the home did not have working smoke detectors. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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