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Crews respond to large fire at construction site near Wilderness Lodge

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (WISC) - Firefighters responded Thursday morning to a large fire near the Wilderness Lodge in Wisconsin Dells.

Sauk County dispatch officials told Local Five's Madison affiliate, WISC, that the fire was at a construction site near the hotel.

Wilderness security noticed smoke at the construction site of the Wilderness Resort J-1 dormitory around 3:55 a.m., officials said via a Facebook post.

Crews were called to the scene around 4:10 a.m., county officials said.

No one was injured in the fire, and no employees or guests were affected by the fire, resort officials said. 

"The resort is cooperating with Lake Delton Fire Department as they investigate the cause of the fire," the Facebook post said.

The resort is operating as usual, officials said.

The dorm was expected to be completed in June.


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