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Fire Fighters Called in Tomahawk, Merrill

02 Jul News

Tomahawk fire crews responded to a fire yesterday afternoon that lasted well into the night.

The initial call came in at just after 4:00, when firefighters went to a home located on Stevenson Road

The structure is considered a total loss. No injuries were reported.

Mutual aid was provided by both the Nokomis and Town of Russell fire departments.

No further details were given, officials continue to investigate the cause of this fire.

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Meanwhile, a fire was avoided at an apartment in Merrill. Firefighters there responded to the residence on Hollywood Drive after receiving reports of smoke coming from the building.

The owner wasn’t home at the time, they had accidentally left a kettle on the stove according to the fire report. Other residents at the complex were evacuated, and the building was ventilated to get smoke out.