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A St. Croix County man and his five-year-old daughter were injured Thursday when they jumped from a second story window as fire engulfed their home.


Joe Koscinski was in fair condition at Regions Hospital in St. Paul as of late Friday afternoon. His daughter Alex, 5, is hospitalized at Baldwin Area Medical Center.

The fire was reported to the St. Croix County emergency dispatch center at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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