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UPDATE: Area firefighters work to put out two separate fires Friday night

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Eau Claire County (WQOW) - A fire destroys a home in the town of Seymour. The fire started Friday night around 7:30 in the garage of the home, along North 50th Avenue.  Township fire says the residents were not home at the time of the fire and no one was injured. They say it's still unclear how it started.  The cost of damage is also unknown.

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Eau Claire Co. and Chippewa Co. (WQOW)- It turned out to be a busy start to the weekend for area firefighters. Crews were called to fight flames at a house fire in the Town of Seymour and also tried to save a shed in rural Chippewa County. 

The house fire broke along N. 50th Ave. in the Town of Seymour Friday evening. A WQOW News 18 reporter who was on scene says heavy flames have destroyed the garage area and it appears extensive damage also spread to the home. 

No word on what caused the fire or if anyone was home at the time.

Meanwhile,  flames also tore through a shed in rural Chippewa County Friday night as dozens of firefighters worked to put out the blaze. 

The fire broke out along Oshkosh Street near Boyd on Friday evening. A WQOW News 18 reporter on scene says fire officials tell him that the shed appeared to house farm equipment and that no one was hurt. 

 

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