A fire damaged a house in Merrill Tuesday evening.
Merrill Fire Captain Robert Akey told Newsline 9 the fire started just before 6:30 p.m. at a ranch-style house at 905 Royal Street.
Akey said the fire was contained in the kitchen. Firefighters were able to quickly put the fire out, but it left heat and smoke damage.
No one was hurt.
Akey said the fire is under investigation.
Paul Kloos died after a manure pit exploded Friday morning, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department.
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