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Augusta supper club likely total loss after fire

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Black Bear Supper Club Fire
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Augusta (WQOW) - Late Wednesday night, The Black Bear Supper Club was heavily damaged in a fire and appears to be a total loss.

At 10:44 p.m. Fall Creek Fire, Augusta Fire, and Fairchild Fire were dispatched to the supper club on Hwy 27 north of Augusta.

Upon arrival, the fire had already made its way through the roof and sides of the building, leaving the interior and its contents burned.

The owner of Black Bear's home was protected by fire crews. "We were able to get water on that and keep that from burning down," said Fall Creek Fire Chief Jamie Kaeding, "So the owner at least has a home to stay in and nobody got hurt."

No injuries were reported. Chief Kaeding went on to say that investigations into the cause of the fire are on hold due to the extensive damage.

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the supper club as being located in Fall Creek.

Katie Phernetton

Katie Phernetton is one of the Daybreak morning anchors.

She joined News 18 in August of 2018 after working as a reporter for five years in the Green Bay market. Born and raised in Green Bay, she prides herself in being a cheesehead through and through.

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