An 89-year-old Rice Lake woman was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., in critical condition after suffering from smoke inhalation from a fire.

The fire broke out at 7:34 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, at an eight-unit apartment building at 710 South Wisconsin Ave. in Rice Lake. The Rice Lake Fire Department responded and put it out. Two units were damaged.

The fire was suspected to be electrical in nature, and the RLFD was investigating. Rice Lake police and Lakeview Medical Center ambulance also responded.

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