MERRILL, WI (WSAU) - A Saturday afternoon fire destroyed a garage, and spread to the nearby woods. Merrill, Town of Russell, and Pine River firefighters were called to N3170 Anna Road in the Town of Merrill just before 2:00 p.m. When they arrived, they found the structure fully engulfed in flames, along with some trees and grass nearby.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s investigators are working with the Department of Natural Resources and the firefighters to find out what started the fire.
The garage and its contents were destroyed. Firefighters were able to protect the nearby house.