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A 20-by-30 shed burned at 1989 Highway 35 Saturday afternoon. The building, which housed Dixie Welding LLC, was deemed a total loss by Somerset Fire/Rescue. (Photo by Sarah Young)

Fire destroys Dixie Welding shed

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A 20-by-30-foot shed housing Dixie Welding LLC burned to the ground Saturday, Feb. 1, in the Town of Somerset. The building was owned by Daniel and Charlotte Hoogeem.

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According to Somerset Fire/Rescue assistant fire chief Jason Crotty, the building, located at 1989 Highway 35 just north of Somerset, was a total loss.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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