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Home Destroyed by Fire in Wickett, Over $60,000 Worth of Damage Reported

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WICKETT – One home has been destroyed after a fire in Wickett.

The fire happened at 113 Second Street.

Firefighters with the Wickett Fire Department tell NewsWest 9, a lit cigarette is to blame for the blaze.

Around three lots were caught on fire and destroyed the home.

A bass boat was also burned to the ground.

Over $60,000 worth of damage was reported.

The Wickett Fire Chief is advising smokers to fully extinguish their cigarette before tossing it out the window.

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