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Northwood house burns Wednesday morning

This news story was published on November 1, 2018.
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Photo from Worth county sheriff’s office

NORTHWOOD – An alert Worth county deputy spotted a house fire in Northwood early Wednesday morning and firefighters dealt with the problem.

The Worth county sheriff’s office said that on October 31, 2018 at 2:07 AM, Deputy Hoch was on patrol in Northwood when he noticed smoke coming from 97 8th Street S. Deputy Hoch asked dispatch to page out Northwood Fire for a house fire. Neighbors told the Deputy that the home was vacant and no one should be inside.

Th sheriff’s office says that “the Northwood Volunteer Fire Department arrived and did a terrific job putting out the fire efficiently.”

Northwood Fire and Law Enforcement cleared the scene just before 6:00 am. The origin of the fire is still unknown and being investigated at this time.

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