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This museum in Wall was destroyed by fire. (Rapid City Journal photo)

Blaze hits Wounded Knee Massacre museum in Wall

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WALL (AP) -- An electrical fire has destroyed a museum in South Dakota dedicated to telling the story of the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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The Sunday night fire burned 80 percent of the building in the town of Wall along with the 30 exhibits inside.

"It's like a parent losing a child," said Steve Wyant, the museum's co-founder.

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