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Two giraffes killed in fire

Published On: Dec 31 2012 10:38:08 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 31 2012 02:02:44 PM CST
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. -

Two giraffes died in a fire at a wildlife park in Wisconsin Dells Sunday, according to Wisconsin Dells police.

A caller reported a burning building at the Timbavati Wildlife Park at 2220 Wisconsin Dells Parkway at 5:57 p.m.

Kilbourn firefighters arrived to find the giraffe enclosure building fully engulfed.

Two four-year-old giraffes died in the fire and the building was destroyed, according to police.

Police said they have no reason to believe the fire is suspicious. They’re trying to determine the cause of the fire.

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