Wednesday fire destroys local home

BIG BLAZE Firefighters attempt to get a fire under control as it quickly consumes a residence at 29 Quail Run (off Knopp School Road) Wednesday afternoon, April 16. Volunteer fire departments from Fredericksburg, Willow City and Stonewall all responded to the blaze, which was reported to 911 when flames became visible along the home’s roofline. No one was injured when the fire broke out and the Red Cross was called to help keep homeowner Sheldon Paul Engel and his family comfortable overnight. Updates to this story will follow. — Standard-Radio Post/Lisa Treiber-Walter

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