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Firefighters from Cottage Grove hold a line on hot spots at a house fire Friday in Afton while a backhoe demolishes the home's remains. Bulletin photo by Mike Longaecker

Candle suspected in fire that destroyed Afton home

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Firefighters suspect a knocked-over candle was responsible for a fire that completely destroyed an Afton home early Friday.

No residents or firefighters were hurt in the residential structure fire, located at 1171 Manning Ave. S.


Capt. Dave Schneider of the Lower St. Croix Fire Department said a resident called in a possible structure fire at 4:18 a.m.

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