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WAUSAU -- Up to 30 long-term residents lost their homes in a weekend fire at the Wausau Days Inn, located north of the fairgrounds on the city's northwest side.
Officials said Sunday that the blaze started in a plumbing-and-electrical space between two rooms at the Days Inn on Wausau's west side.
Investigators are still trying to find out why. The fire began just after 8 p.m., Saturday. Within an hour, it spread through the back portion of the 120-room facility.