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Investigators search for arsonist


A case of arson in the Township of Plover has Marathon County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help to find the person responsible.  

On Friday, September 30th at about 11:00 p.m. Birnamwood Fire Department was sent to a fire in an open field in the area of County Highway D between Pine View Road and Corner Drive. Upon their arrival, they found about 28 round bales of hay ablaze.  The evidence found near the fire indicates that the fire was intentionally set.    

The loss is estimated at about $1,200.

If you have information about this crime or any others, please contact Marathon County Crimestoppers. 
  • You can text keyword "mctip" plus your message to 274637 (crimes) 
  • Submit a tip online at www.Marathoncountycrimestoppers.Org 
  • Download the "tip submit" on your iPhone or Android phone 
  • Call 1-877-409-8777

All messages are encrypted to ensure anonymity. 

Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.


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