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Damaging winds trap campers in downed trees

(WAOW) -- Campers visiting Star Lake were trapped by downed trees Sunday night, according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department

Captain Gerard Ritter said about 50 campers were trapped when damaging winds blew down trees after 8 p.m. on Sunday.

As of 9:30 p.m., Captain Ritter said there were no known injuries and crews were working to clear roads so that campers could make their way out.

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