Fire marshal investigates house fire

The cause of Sunday’s structure fire that injured the occupant is being investigated by the Sturgis Department of Public Safety fire marshal.

First responders were dispatched shortly before 2 p.m. to the 1100 block of Meadow Lane for a fire in an attached garage of a residence.

Upon arrival, fire crews found the garage fully engulfed and fire extending to the attic of the adjoining house. A resident was found inside and taken to the hospital by LifeCare Ambulance for treatment of smoke inhalation.

A cat also was found inside and revived.

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