MERRILL, Wis (WSAU) A home in Merrill was destroyed by fire on Saturday afternoon. No one was home at the time. Firefighters say two dogs escaped. A pet cat is still unaccounted for.
When firefighters arrived at the home on Mortizville Avenue it was fully engulfed and flames were coming through the roof.
Police also arrested one family member and a neighbor on disorderly conduct charges. They didn't listen to firefighters to stay back from the scene. One was obstructing emergency personnel.
There's no word on what caused the fire.