Fire destroys log cabin, cause may be severe weather-related – WEAU

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) – Severe weather may have caused a fire that destroyed an unoccupied cabin early Friday morning.

The Black River Falls Fire Department responded to the cabin on Watersedge Road off County Road E near Black River Falls after 6 a.m. Friday. When crews got there, they found a log home fully engulfed. The roof was mostly gone, and fire was shooting out of the windows and a door opening.

Losses are estimated at more than $210,000 between the home and the items inside. Nobody was hurt. The owners are insured. Crews believe the cause of the fire is related to a thunder and lighting storm that came through the area.

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