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Investigators determine cause of Ridin'-Hy Ranch fire

October 28, 2017 07:31 PM

HORICON -- Firefighters have named the cause of the fire at the Ridin'-Hy Ranch on Friday.

According to the Horicon Fire Department, the fire was caused by a guest who put out a lit cigar in a paper cup on a balcony. The main house is a total loss.

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Twelve fire departments responded to the fire just after 3 p.m. Friday. All guests and staff were able to escape.

Fire officials say one of the owners of the ranch went into the burning building and rescued a guest who was on oxygen. Both were able to get out.

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