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Firefighters try to douse flames at a White Oak Township home Wednesday afternoon. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)

Fire destroys rural Akeley home

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A rural Akeley woman lost her home in a fire Wednesday afternoon that spewed black smoke into the air that was visible for miles.

Jody Burnet Dunham said she didn't know how the fire started shortly after 2:30 in White Oak Township in eastern Hubbard County.


"I hope they find out," she said. "I came home and they were in my driveway."

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