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Wausau fire caused by a bad decision

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WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) -  A Wausau house was damaged extensively by fire Monday afternoon. Wausau Fire Marshall Dave DeSantis says they were called to 3011 Wildwood Lane where the fire had started in the basement bedroom when someone burned papers in a metal container, and the flames spread to a nearby mattress.

The family was able to escape, but their cat died of smoke inhalation.

DeSantis says the fire left extensive fire damage on the lower basement level and smoke damage on the upper level of the home.

The name of the family hasn’t been released, but fire officials say they are safe. They’ve been forced to stay elsewhere due to the extensive damage.

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