Hayfield, MN (KROC-AM News) - A fire late Monday night in Hayfield chased a woman and two juveniles out of their home.

The fire was reported just before midnight at a residence located in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue SE. Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose says deputies arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the basement windows and the three occupants were out of the home.They were taken by ambulance to St Mary’s for treatment of smoke inhalation.

Rose says the fire was reportedly started by a candle in the basement.  No word yet on the extent of damage.

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