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Christmas fire causes injuries in Long Prairie


LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- A firefighter and a family were injured during a Christmas morning fire that severely damaged a Long Prairie home.

The St. Cloud Times reports that Andrew and Jessica Lorentz and their two children, ages 1 and 3, woke up to the smell of smoke and discovered a fire in the kitchen at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

Officials say fire and smoke caused severe damage.

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