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Firefighters enter a home at 8279 Hyde Court in Cottage Grove Thursday morning. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)

Fire damages Cottage Grove home


A fire damaged a Cottage Grove home Thursday morning, spreading from one floor to another before it was extinguished.

Firefighters were called to 8279 Hyde Court after 10:30 a.m. when someone reported seeing smoke coming from the home and hearing an alarm. The house is owned by John Hiber, who was not home at the time of the fire, authorities 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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