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Published April 12, 2012, 08:20 AM

Fire destroys home near Waubun

(WDAY TV) - Fire destroyed a home in Mahnomen county while homeowner was clearing brush. It happened at about 2:45 yesterday afternoon.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) - Fire destroyed a home in Mahnomen county while homeowner was clearing brush. It happened at about 2:45 yesterday afternoon.

The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office says Jeff Pittman and a friend were clearing brush when he looked over and saw smoke and fire. The home is about 10 miles east of Waubun on state highway 13.

The fire quickly spread through the home, destroying it. A cause isn't clear yet, but the State Fire Marshal is investigating.

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