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Bruce Crossing business burns in Saturday fire

 

October 23, 2017

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FIREFIGHTERS WORK to put out the blaze that destroyed the Nippa Excavation building in Bruce Crossing Saturday night. The fire is believed to have been caused by a wood stove. The photos were provided by the department from its Facebook page.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

BRUCE CROSSING - Multiple fire departments responded to a Saturday evening fire that destroyed Nippa Excavation; located on U.S. 45 behind the U.P. Aspirus Clinic, near the intersection with M-28 in Bruce Crossing.

The Bruce Crossing Fire Department was dispatched to a fully engulfed structure fire at approximately 8:20 p.m.; after numerous people reported the blaze, as it could be seen from miles away.

"The shop at Nippa Excavation was full of, and surrounded by, logs and tires. There were a lot of explosions once we got on scene as tires were...



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