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UPDATE: Fire destroys home in rural Gleason

LINCOLN COUNTY, Wis. (WAOW) - A home in rural Gleason was destroyed Thursday in an early morning fire that started in its attached garage, an investigator said.

Town of Russell Fire Chief Robert Kressel said no one was hurt, as the family at the home about 15 miles north of Gleason got out safely.

The cause of the fire, which was reported around 5 a.m., remained under investigation, he said.

Wisconsin 17 between County Road D and Pine Lake Road was closed for several hours, but has since reopened.

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