Barron County Fire Under Investigation

Monday, May 21st, 2012 at 7:58 am

An investigation is ongoing after a house fire in Barron County over the weekend.

The fire happened around 2 a.m. Saturday at a two-story home on Messenger Street in Rice Lake.

The Rice Lake Fire Department told WEAU that there was heavy fire and smoke coming from the front of the home.

It reportedly took crews about two hours to put out the fire and thankfully no one was hurt in the blaze. The exact cause of the fire is under investigation but damage is estimated at around $80,000.

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