One person has died and another is injured after a house fire on Rose St. late Friday night.
The La Crosse Fire department said in a release that responders were called to a two-floor triplex on 608 Rose Street shortly before midnight Friday. Upon arrival, responders saw heavy fire coming from inside the house. Firefighters rescued one person who was transported for care at a local hospital by Tri-State Ambulance.
After the first victim was removed, the second was found deceased in the home.
Other tenants of the building were able to exit the building before firefighters arrived.
Nine fire trucks and 23 firefighters were on scene, assisted by La Crosse police, emergency dispatch, the medical examiner and Xcel Energy.