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Fire destroys home in Cornell

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Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer
Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer
Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer
Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer
Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer Courtesy Monique Westaby, Cornell Fire Photographer

Cornell (WQOW) - Firefighters are forced to battle the elements again Friday, as they try to save a home.

A fire destroyed a home Thursday in Elk Mound. There was also a fire in the Cornell area on Thursday, and now another one on Friday.

The latest fire was on County Highway K near Cornell around 10 a.m. this morning. Firefighters say no one was home at the time. The fire destroyed the home. The location made it tricky to fight the flames. Fire trucks had to back up a narrow, icy driveway to reach the house.

"We were still drying out from the structure fire we had yesterday in the town of Cleveland. Then with the extreme cold temperatures, it made fighting the fire difficult. Things freezing up, and continuously rotating the guys in and out of rehab to warm them up," said Matt Boulding, Cornell Fire Department Safety Officer.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

 

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Cornell (WQOW) - A fire destroys a home near Cornell Friday morning.

The fire was reported around 10 a.m. Friday morning at 18573 County Highway K.

It is believed no one was home at the time of the fire. Cornell Fire and Ambulance responded and were assisted by Anson and Boyd. 

We have a reporter on scene and will have more information when it is available.

 

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