CASCADE, Iowa — Authorities say a man was hospitalized after a fire at his home in eastern Iowa’s Dubuque County.

Firetrucks were dispatched a little before 12:30 a.m. Saturday to the house in Cascade. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says 30-year-old Anthony Arensdorf was taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation and minor burns.

The fire cause is being investigated. Damage to the house was estimated at $50,000.

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