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Fire causes minor damage at Antigo businessSubmitted: 08/31/2016
ANTIGO - A fire left some minor damage to a business in Antigo earlier today.

The fire happened this morning at Jammers on Clermont Street. Crews arrived to an active, but small fire which they were able to extinguish quickly.

"Once we arrived on scene we did see moderate smoke coming out of the front entry door and some smoke across the back of the building," said Antigo Fire Chief Jon Petroskey. "Upon entry with the entry crews they were able to find moderate smoke on the first floor, but as they got closer to the basement steps it was confirmed it was a basement fire."

Antigo's fire department also got help from rural fire crews to fight the fire. A committee meeting was also going on when the call came, so that helped with the quick response.

"The building is a small part of a bigger structure so there is smoke damage to the entire structure," said Petroskey. "The smoke was cleared out with a positive pressure fans and the business owners are very happy with that process."

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire.


Story By: Chad Roethlisberger

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