Fire near Edgar damages county vehicles

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WAUSAU, Wis. (WEAU) -- Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fire that ended up damaging Marathon County vehicles.

WSAW-TV in Wausau reports that the fire damaged six heavy trucks, a front end loader, and a skid steer. Early Friday morning, a driver reported seeing smoke coming from a storage garage at the Marathon County Highway Department facility on State Highway 97 near Edgar.

A preliminary damage estimate is $1,500,000. The sheriff's department says that number is expected to change.

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