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UPDATE: Early morning garage fire spreads to house

KNOWLTON (WAOW) -- A Marathon County home is destroyed after an early morning fire. Thankfully no one was hurt, but a family is left to pick up the pieces.

Investigators still don't know what sparked the blaze. They say it started just before 1:00am Wednesday on Hidden Cove Lane in the Town of Knowlton. They believe the fire sparked in the garage, then quickly spread to the home.

The homeowner was the one who called for help.

Fire damages are estimated at around $400,000.


KNOWLTON (WAOW) -- At least four fire departments responded to a house fire in the Town of Knowlton early Wednesday morning.

It happened around 1:00 AM on Hidden Cove Lane.

Officials say the blaze started in the garage before spreading to the house.

They also tell Newsline Nine residents of the house and nearby neighbors may have suffered smoke inhalation.

Crews are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire.

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