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Knapp business sustains fire; case under investigation

The Dunn County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday night a Knapp business was on fire and the case is under investigation. 

Sheriff Dennis Smith said a news release the Dunn County Communications Center received a report of a structure fire at the Pit Stop Tire and Auto Center, located at 304 U.S. Highway 12 around 6 p.m. 

Dunn County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene along with Menomonie, Boyceville and Glenwood City Fire Departments. Numerous other area fire departments also responded to assist at the scene. 

Smith added Hwy. 12 through Knapp was closed due to the fire and remained closed throughout Tuesday night.  

Jason Schulte

Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts. 

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