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House Fire In Green Lake County

Grand River Fire Department officials in Markesan say a man with a garden hose helped prevent the spread of a house fire Friday afternoon. When firefighters arrived at the fire at the corner of Highway 44 and Tachora Road the fire was on the southeast side of the house and there was heavy smoke. The fire was quickly brought under control. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire was not reported. Eleven fire departments responded to the fire. The blaze was reported just before 2 p.m.