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Cabin and two structures destroyed in Vilas Co. fire

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PHELPS, Wis. (WAOW) -

A cabin and two other structures are considered a total loss after an afternoon fire in the Town of Phelps according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department. 

The fire broke out around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the press release.

The Vilas Co. Sheriff's Department said a small fire was started by the homeowner in the backyard and got out of control. 

First responders said the cabin was not occupied.  The other two structures have not been identified but also went up in flames. 

All three structures are a total loss. The incident remains under investigation. 

No injuries have been reported. 

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