UPDATE: Fire destroys Portage County Home - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Fire destroys Portage County Home

ROSHOLT (WAOW)--A home in portage county has been destroyed by fire. Fire fighters told Newsline 9 the call came in just before five o'clock Tuesday evening.

Two people were inside the house on Twin Lakes Road in Rosholt when the fire started. Both people were able to exit the home safely.

Officials said around 40 fire fighters from five different companies helped to put out the flames. They said the home is a total loss. Initial investigation revealed the fire could have started in the garage. The Rosholt Fire Chief said the homeowner was using a portable propane heater when the fire started.

The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation.

 

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