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Fire consumes Ironwood home Friday morning

IRONWOOD - There is not much left to see.

Fire consumed an Ironwood home at 23 Brogan St. in the vicinity of South Range Road early Friday morning. The fire was reported at 3:50 a.m., and by the time Ironwood Public Safety Department arrived on scene, the entire structure was engulfed in flames, according to officer Adam Clemens.

Shortly thereafter, the metal roof fell in and made the fire even more difficult to extinguish, said Lt. Michael Rimkus. The IPSD initially thought the owner was still in the structure, so officers tore the remains of the building apart. He was later discovered safe a...

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