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Fire moderately damages Wacouta Township home

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A structure fire in Wacouta Township Wednesday night caused moderate damage, the Red Wing Fire Department reported. Firefighters responded to the home at 27024 River View Court within 13 minutes of receiving the call and had the fire extinguished about eight minutes later.

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There was moderate fire damage to the attic and garage, as well as moderate smoke damage to the interior of the house, the department reported. Nobody was injured.

The fire department said the fire may have been caused by lightning striking the roof, but the cause is under investigation.

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