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Sheriff's Dept: Deer stand fire possible arson

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LINCOLN COUNTY (WAOW) -- According to a report from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, a forest fire is being investigated as possible arson.

The report says officials responded to a wooded area in the Town of Rock Falls after a caller reported a fire was burning under his deer stand.

According to the report, "The Rec Deputy suspects someone was trying to interfere with the hunting stand which was set up with permission on land owned by the Father Menard Council of the Knights of Columbus."

If you have any information on this incident you are asked to call the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office at 715-536-6272 or 715-453-5747, or call Crime Stoppers of Lincoln County at 715-536-3726. Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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