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April 18, 2019
A lightning strike during the thunder storm that passed through on Wednesday, April 17, is suspected to be the cause of the fire that resulted in a total loss of the home at 1155 134th Ave. in the town of Richmond. According to St. Croix County property records, the home is owned by Heather and David Donovan. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Lightning strike believed to be cause of two house fires in Richmond Township
April 18, 2019 - 2:54pm
April 15, 2019
The New Richmond Fire Department responded to a house fire at 2:16 a.m. on Monday, April 15, at 1967 Nighthawk Drive in Star Prairie. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
NRFD responds to early morning fire in Star Prairie
April 15, 2019 - 2:00pm
March 19, 2019
Somerset suffers sewer overflow due to rain and snow melt
March 19, 2019 - 11:26am
SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary suffered a barn collapse the week of March 4 in which two farm residents, peacocks Frances and his son, John Luc, were killed. Despite adding reinforcement to the roof this past summer, the weight of the recent wet snow proved to be too much. Submitted photo
Barn collapse takes the lives of two residents at Soulspace Farm Sanctuary
March 19, 2019 - 8:00am
March 12, 2019
Not much was left of this town of Erin Prairie log home after an early morning fire March 12. The chimney and a few walls are all that is left. Photo courtesy of New Richmond Fire & Rescue
Erin Prairie log home total loss in early morning blaze
March 12, 2019 - 1:35pm
March 8, 2019
The remaining rubble of the Plourde's home in the Clifton Township after a subsequent fire. Submitted photo
Family survives Clifton house explosion, neighborhood helps out
March 8, 2019 - 8:11am
February 26, 2019
A firefighter tends flames on the remainder of a deck that was blown off the house. Submitted photo
Clifton house explosion sends residents and firefighter to hospital
February 26, 2019 - 5:34am
February 19, 2019
Dryer fire closes Somerset laundromat
February 19, 2019 - 11:18am
February 8, 2019
A Thursday night house fire at 1075 Ridgeway St. in Hammond left three people, a husband and wife and their daughter, with an unlivable home. The fire started at 10:16 p.m. Feb. 7 and took about 4.5 hours to get under control. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Hammond attic fire takes four-plus hours to subdue; family makes it out OK
February 8, 2019 - 3:02pm
January 31, 2019
House destroyed in Somerset Township fire
January 31, 2019 - 11:21am
January 30, 2019
The United Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 692 250th St. in Baldwin Township just before 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The structure was a small, Amish barn. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
United Fire responds to barn fire in Baldwin Township
January 30, 2019 - 11:37am
January 27, 2019
A fire at 222 Walnut St. spread to the adjacent home at 209 S. Third St. in River Falls Saturday, Jan. 26. Both houses are owned by Ezekiel Lutheran Church. Submitted photo
Two RF houses go up in flames on frigid night
January 27, 2019 - 7:54am
January 4, 2019
The Glenwood City Fire Department responded to a house fire at 3234 140th Avenue in Glenwood Township on Thursday, Jan. 3, at 1:37 a.m. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Glenwood City FD responds to early morning fire Thursday
January 4, 2019 - 2:00pm
January 2, 2019
One-third to a half of the residence at the Traaseth home in New Richmond (1430 Meadowlark Lane) was damaged by fire which made it unlivable. The family is looking to tear down the home in early 2019 and hoping to have it rebuilt by the end of winter or early spring. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Top 10: Traaseth family still dealing with aftermath of October house fire
January 2, 2019 - 5:00am
November 23, 2018
Firefighters extinguish flames at a structure Nov. 23 at 1649 85th St. in the town of Somerset. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Watch: Crews called to Somerset-area structure fire
November 23, 2018 - 3:22pm