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Fitchburg home destroyed in afternoon fire

Published On: Aug 17 2013 12:20:34 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 18 2013 02:07:26 AM CDT
FITCHBURG, Wis. -

Reports of a structure fire that came in at 11:19 a.m. Saturday in Fitchburg resulted in the destruction of a home at 5676 Concord Drive.

Crews responded after a neighbor saw smoke and called 911.

Firefighters were on the scene putting out hot spots for more than three hours.

No one was in the home at the time; all of the homeowner's three dogs got out of the home safely.

Traffic was diverted by police while the fire was being contained.

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