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WAUPUN — A fire destroyed a Waupun mobile home Friday night and officials consider its cause to be suspicious.

The Waupun Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 916 S. Madison St. shortly before 5 p.m. Friday, according to a press release. Upon arrival, flames were visible from the west side of the trailer. Crews knocked the fire down within 20 minutes and overhaul efforts took about 2 hours.

The single-story mobile home, owned by Gloria Martin, sustained significant smoke and fire damage and is considered a total loss.

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Waupun Fire Chief B.J. DeMaa said one individual who was in the unit prior to the fire was transported to a hospital with unknown injuries. No firefighters were hurt during operations.

Agencies assisting at the scene included fire departments from Alto and Brandon/Fairwater, the Waupun Police Department, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Department, Lifestar Ambulance, Waupun Utilities and Alliant Energy.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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