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UPDATE: Twelve departments responded to Marshfield apartment fire

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MARSFIELD (WAOW)-- A person falls victim to this morning's apartment fire. Crews responded just after midnight to the fire on the corner of County Highway Y and T.

Investigators have not identified the victim. Police said damage to the building was considered a total loss. The occupant of one of the units was able to get out safely.

According to investigators the apartment was an old two story home. With two units inside.

Investigators said much of the building was made with metal which made it difficult to control the fire.

Wood County Official Wayne Schulz said, "It's got a steel roof on it, as well as tin siding on it, so we've had a lot of problems with continued flare-ups

The investigation is on going at this time. Police are still unclear on how the fire started.

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MARSHFIELD (WAOW) -- Wood County investigators say it took crews from twelve area fire departments to battle a blaze at an apartment complex in the Township of Marshfield.

The investigation into what caused the blaze continues.  Due to the ongoing investigation, the intersection of County Road T and County Road Y will be closed until further notice.

Online Reporter:  Cami Mountain

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MARSHFIELD (WAOW) -- Investigators confirm everyone inside a Marshfield apartment when a blaze broke out was able to escape.

The fire broke out just after midnight. 

It's unclear how many people were inside. 

Eight fire crews responded to the scene at the corner of County Highway Y and T.

The cause is still under investigation.

County Highway T will stay closed until at least noon, Tuesday.

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MARSHFIELD (WAOW) -- Crews are on the scene of an apartment fire on the corner of County Highway Y and T in Marshfield.

According to investigators, the apartment is an older, two style home.  It contains two apartment units.

We're told the occupant of one of the apartments was able to get out safely.  Investigators aren't sure if anyone was inside the second unit or if they were able to get out safely.

Officials say County Highway T will be rerouted until noon.

Newsline 9 has a crew on the way to the scene.

We'll update this story as more information is released.

Online Reporter: Cami Mountain

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