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Crews battle wildfire in Town of Franzen

Fire crews battled a wildfire near Hatley caused by downed power lines.

Fire officials say strong winds brought down the lines.

Crews spent a little more than an hour battling the flames that they say damaged about an acre and a half of property on River Road near Highway 49.

Officials from the Wausau Department of Natural Resources responded to the scene along with Hatley Fire.

Crews say the fire is now out and electric crews are removing power lines from the area.

Stay tuned to Newsline 9 for the latest.

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