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Teen in custody in Eagle River church fire

Vilas County sheriff's officer extinguished small fire at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church last month

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. - Authorities are holding a teenager in connection with a fire last month at a Wisconsin church.

The fire was reported April 27 at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in Eagle River. A Vilas County sheriff's officer arrived, found a small fire inside the church and extinguished it.

The sheriff's office said Friday a 14-year-old suspect was taken into custody in the investigation.

The case will be referred to the district attorney's office.

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