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Two Marathon Co. fires caused by lightning

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MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) -- Two separate house fire are caused by lightening.

Marathon County investigators say the first call for help came in around 11:15 PM, Tuesday, to a home at 389E Cty Hwy U in Rib Mountain.  The extent of that fire is unknown.

Another call of fire came in around 1:00 AM, Wednesday at 1235 Vallie Lane in the Town of Knowlton.  That home is a complete loss.  One person was in the home at the time and got out ok.

Online Reporter: Cami Mountain

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