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Crews respond to chimney fire in Merrill

MERRILL (WAOW) - Crews responded to a chimney fire in Merrill Monday, according to fire officials.

The Merrill Fire Department says they received a report of a chimney fire at 2109 Logan Street just after 4:00 p.m. Officials say firefighters were able to extinguish the fire. No one was hurt. They say the tenant of the home told investigators that there was a fire in the wood stove for the last four months. Officials say there was no working smoke detector in the house. 

Fire officials say this is the eighth wood burning heating device fire they have responded to since November 2013.

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