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A fire causes minor damage at retirement and assisted living home in Portage County

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STEVENS POINT (WAOW) -

Multiple fire crews responded to a fire Monday night that caused minor damage to a building in Portage County, according to a captain with the Stevens Point Fire Department.

Officials said the small fire started in a bathroom at Wellington Place at Whiting in Stevens Point. Wellington Place is a retirement and assisted living home.

They said there were no visible flames, but there was heavy black smoke.

Fire officials said the residents were evacuated as crews put out the fire, but were allowed back in after it was contained.

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