Woman dead, 2 firefighters hurt in St. Joe house fire

Indiana
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One woman is dead and two firefighters were hospitalized after a house fire in St. Joe Thursday evening. 

Multiple departments were called to the 200 block of Widney Street around 5:00 p.m. 

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff, two people were home at the time. One person was able to escape, but a woman was later found dead. 

Two firefighters were injured and taken to the hospital. One sufferd minor injuries, the other suffered more severe injuries and was taken to a hospital in Indianapolis. 

Fire officials say they were able to get the fire under control after over an hour. 

A township trustee and community members pitched in to give the firefighters pizza and bottled water after being on the scene fore more than two hours. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

WANE 15 has a crew on the scene. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

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