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A fire Friday evening damaged a home at 8193 Ideal Ave. and displaced the family of five, according to the Cottage Grove Fire Department. Bulletin photo by Emily Buss

Cottage Grove family displaced after fire

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A Cottage Grove family was displaced after a fire damaged their home.

The family home at the time of a fire Friday evening at 8193 Ideal Ave., escaped without injury, but were displaced after the blaze caused extensive damage.


Crews were called to the home at 9:15 p.m. A fire in the rear of the home was visible from outside when the first officer arrived, Fire Chief Rick Redenius said.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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