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Fire Fighters Battle Dangerous Blazes and TemperaturesSubmitted: 01/22/2013

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NEWBOLD - Another house caught fire.

This one happened this afternoon on Rainbow Lake Road in Newbold.

The owner came home to find his house on fire.

Fire fighters don't know the cause.

Newbold Fire Chief, Tom Waydick, says the cold slowed down their rescue efforts.



"Yea this is the worst possible condition for a fire. You have to be really careful to guard that," said Waydick.

"The equipment doesn't freeze up. You have to be very careful that the people won't freeze up, get frost bite or slip on the ice. Ice freezes immediately and everything is really slippery."

Other fire departments like Lake Tomahawk and Pelican's Rapid Intervention Team swapped with Newbold in putting the fire out.

The fire is still under investigation.

Story By: Shardaa Gray

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