Crews respond to brush fire behind Cabela’s in Ashwaubenon

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Ashwaubenon Public Safety responded to a brush fire Sunday off I41 at Lombardi Avenue. 

The Brown County Communications Center told Local 5 the call came in just before 8:30 Sunday night and crews were able to successfully extinguish the fire 14 minutes later. 

Brown County Officials say that a man was found in a nearby creek, up to his neck in muck.

They told Local 5 that the man had not been cooperative with crews, and that he was pulled out of the creek and taken to the hospital by ambulance.

It is not yet known if the man was injured, or if he was involved with the fire in any way, but police tell Local 5 that they are investigating the situation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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