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Barn destroyed by blaze


EAGLE RIVER (WAOW) --  On April 18, 2011 at 12:20 am, The Vilas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting flames and smoke coming from the Croker farm at 2397 Deerview Lane, Eagle River, Wisconsin, Vilas County.

Vilas County Sheriff's Officer arrived on scene and reported a barn on the property was fully engulfed in flames.  The barn was a complete loss.  Estimated up to three thousand hay bales were lost due to the fire.  Officers on scene were able to move the live stock out of the immediate danger.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.

Eagle River Fire Department, Eagle River Ambulance Service, Conover Fire Department, Wisconsin Public Service, Eagle River Police Department and the Vilas County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene.

Online Reporter:  Cami Mountain

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