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House destroyed after Vilas Co. fire

VILAS COUNTY (WAOW) -- A home in Presque Isle was completely destroyed after a fire, according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department.

Officials say it happened around 11 p.m. Wednesday on the 8100 block of South Bay View Road. Multiple fire departments responded to the blaze.

They say the fire at the one-story home was reported by a neighbor.

Authorities say the owner was not home at the time. They say the fire appears to have started near the chimney.

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