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Fire destroys farmhouse

Four fire departments responded to a house fire on Gault Road in Silver Brook Township on Monday, Oct. 31. The response kept the fire from spreading, but couldn't save the home.

The homeowners were outside Monday morning when they observed smoke coming from the structure and called 911 at 9:24 a.m.

Neighbors also called 911 a couple minutes later when they heard an explosion, telling the Pine Knot that there were high flames and lots of black smoke. The home was a total loss. The American Red Cross was contacted to assist the homeowner of the property.

The Wrenshall fire department took the le...

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