Marshfield School Forest Fireplace Damaged by Explosive Device

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Marshfield, WI (OnFocus) The Wood County Sheriff’s Department is investigating criminal damage to a wood-burning fireplace and chimney at Marshfield School Forest located in the Town of Rock.

Wood County Sheriff’s Department

An item dropped down the chimney from the roof of a building on the property exploded and caused significant damage. The fireplace was installed five years ago and cost $6,000.

The crime is believed to have occurred sometime between noon on Wednesday, August 21 and the late morning hours of Thursday, August 22.

Those with any information about the incident should contact the Wood County Sheriff’s Department. You can report anonymously by contacting the Wood County Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-325-STOP (7867) or visit Visit or download the P3 app for free.

Wood County Sheriff’s Department



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