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      UPDATE: Two rescued from early morning fire in Quincy

      UPDATE: Tuesday, June 15th at 8:06 a.m.

      We've learned more about the fire Tuesday morning in Quincy.

      Quincy fire crews responded to a house fire early Tuesday morning at 513 Washington.The second floor of the home was completely on fire when crews got there.A man and a woman were trapped inside the upstairs apartment.Mathew Miller who is a neighbor was the first to spot the fire.He ran and got a ladder and with the police, helped get the residents out of the apartment.Deana Lambkin, who works just down the street at Sunset Nursing Home says she also helped with the rescue.

      Lambin says, "I was on break and I heard two people screaming help. So I came up the road and there were two people hanging out of the upstairs window and there was smoke coming from the house. So the cops got a ladder and we got them down and got them away from the house.

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      KHQA asked her, "So how bad was it when you got here?"

      She said, "Bad! The whole back of the house, the whole outside was lit up from the flames. Smoke was rolling everywhere. It was bad."

      A firefighter was taken to Blessing for second degree burns on his leg during the search of the apartment.Both residents were also taken to the hospital for treatment.The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.

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      ORIGINAL STORY: Tuesday, June 15th at 5:26 a.m.

      Quincy fire crews responded to a house fire early Tuesday morning at 513 Washington.We don't have a lot of details at this time but here's what we do know....The second floor of the apartment was completely on fire when crews got there.A man and a woman were trapped inside the upstairs apartment.We spoke to a woman who works just down the street at Sunset Nursing Home. Deana Lambkin says that she helped police get the residents out of the home and to safety.

      Lambin says,"I was on break and I heard two people screaming help. So I came up the road and there were two people hanging out of the upstairs window and there was smoke coming from the house. So the cops got a ladder and we got them down and got them away from the house.KHQA aske her, "So how bad was it when you got here?"She said, "Bad! The whole back of the house, the whole outside was lit up from the flames. Smoke was rolling everywhere. It was bad."

      The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

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