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Rice Lake Fire Kills Child; Injures One Adult

By: Megan Kemp
By: Megan Kemp

A four-year-old boy died from injuries he suffered in a fire Tuesday after fire broke out in the building housing his apartment in the main street of downtown Rice Lake.. Also injured was a 27-year-old man, who is in critical condition.
The fire caused extensive damage to the apartment in which the two were found, as well as the building and adjacent structures. The cause has not yet been identified. The fire reignited Tuesday and continues into early Wednesday morning. The Chippewa Falls Fire Department assisted the Rice Lake Fire Department.


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