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Update: Old schoolhouse in Town of Hewitt catches fire

TOWN OF HEWITT (WAOW) -- An abandoned Marathon County building caught fire Tuesday night, and investigators say it could be suspicious.

The Marathon County Sheriff's Department is investigating the fire.

The blaze started around 9:30 p.m. on Landing Road and Highway Q in Hewitt.

Fire crews put out the blaze. Firefighters say there was no interior damage to the building.

The building has been vacant for years. 


Firefighters have put out a fire at an old schoolhouse in the Town of Hewitt in Marathon County.

It started around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Landing Road and Highway Q. Firefighters say they don't know what caused the blaze.

Newsline 9's photographer on scene said the fire is out, and the building is still standing.

Stay tuned to Newsline 9 for updates.

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