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Fire caused by electrical wires, breakers

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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAU) -- A Wausau duplex fire Monday started from electrical wiring and improper fuses and breakers. The fire on Emter Street on the city’s southwest side was noticed by one of the tenants who spotted smoke coming from the roof.

The fire has left two families totalling eleven people without a home. The fire started at around 6:30 Monday morning. Upstairs residents were helped out of the building by rescue crews.

The building sustained moderate damage.

 

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