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Fire destroys Ye Old Shillelagh in Manitowish Waters


 The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office says a Manitowish Waters restaurant is a total loss after an early morning fire.

A 911 call came at 3:13 a.m. Friday. The caller reported flames coming from Ye Olde Shillelagh on Tower Road.

The building was fully engulfed when emergency responders arrived.

The sheriff’s office says the business is a total loss and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

In a post on Facebook, Ye Olde Shillelagh said there were no injuries, but it’s a loss nonetheless.

The following agencies assisted at the scene: Manitowish Waters Fire Department, Boulder Junction Fire Department, Winchester Fire Department, Presque Isle Fire Department, Lac du Flambeau Tribal Police Department, and the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Katie Thoresen is WXPR's News Director/Vice President.
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