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Family members displaced after overnight house fire in Afton


Three family members safely escaped a burning house early today in Afton.

Firefighters responded to a fully engulfed blaze at about 1 a.m. at 4696 Trading Post Trail. Lower St. Croix Fire Department Chief Chris Peterson said the home was "basically a total loss," and displaced the three adults living there.

Washington County tax records indicate the home, valued in 2012 at $454,600, is owned by Michael and Sandra Conroy.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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