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Fire At Whitecap Mountains Resort Destroys Main Lodge

The main lodge at Whitecap Mountain ski resort at Upson in Iron county burned to the ground Friday afternoon and evening. Reports in the Ironwood Globe indicated Iron County fire departments worked to save the check-in area on the south end of the main lodge. The fire is said to have started about 4 p.m. in a chimney with a fireplace near the cafe. Much of the building was recently renovated. 70 people had been working at the ski resort after opening for the season about a month ago. Smoke...

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The main lodge at Whitecap Mountain ski resort at Upson in Iron county burned to the ground Friday afternoon and evening.

Reports in the Ironwood Globe indicated Iron County fire departments worked to save the check-in area on the south end of the main lodge.

The fire is said to have started about 4 p.m. in a chimney with a fireplace near the cafe. Much of the building was recently renovated.

70 people had been working at the ski resort after opening for the season about a month ago. Smoke from the blaze was visible for miles by 4:30 p.m.

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