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City fire crews fight blaze in Fort Rouge

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Arson is suspected in fire that caused $250,000 damage to a three-storey house on McMillan Avenue early Tuesday morning.

Fire crews and police responded to the blaze at about 2:40 a.m. in the 700-block of McMillan Avenue.

The fire occurred after a break-in, police said.

A man was able to escape from the main floor without injury.

Officials said the fire was confined to the second and third levels and is suspected to have started on the second floor.

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Updated on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 11:57 AM CDT: adds photo

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