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Eagle River Structure Fire (PRESS RELEASE)


Vilas County Sheriff (PRESS RELASE)

For Immediate Release
For more information contact:
John Niebuhr, Sheriff
Gerard T. Ritter II, Lieutenant

Structure Fire

Eagle River, Wisconsin, Vilas County, July 14, 2010---On  July 14, 2010 at 1908 pm, Vilas County Sheriff's Dept received a 911call reporting a structure fire at 1911 Duck Lake Dr. Eagle River, Wisconsin, Vilas County. The home owner called to report a power generator blew up and the back of their residence was on fire.

Eagle River Fire Department, Eagle River Ambulance Service, Saint Germain Fire Department, Three Lakes Fire Department, Wisconsin Public Service, and the Vilas County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene.

The residence received heavy structural damage from the fire. The cause of the fire is believed to be from a backup power generator being used as a power source due to a power outage.  There were no injuries reported.

Agency case Number 10-007869

Lieutenant Gerard Ritter II
July 15, 2010


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