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A fire started in a multi-stall attached garage Sunday afternoon at this home in the town of Hammond. This view is looking east onto the lot from the town road of 190th Street late Monday morning. (Photo by Steve Dzubay)

Hammond family displaced after Sunday fire

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A family was displaced from their home in the Town of Hammond after a fire damaged the residence Sunday afternoon.

United Fire & Rescue was dispatched to the scene at 907 190th St. in the Town of Hammond at 3:18 p.m. According to United Fire & Rescue Fire Chief Andy Jensen of the Hammond station, the fire began in the garage attached to the farmhouse. The cause is still under investigation.


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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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