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UPDATE: Shed catches fire first, spreads to detached garage

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FRIDAY 4/16/2021 10:48 a.m.

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – A fire that melted a small plastic shed spread to a detached garage nearby.

According to the Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue (FDLFR), on April 16 around 9:00 a.m. crews responded for a reported detached garage fire. When crews arrived they found the rear of the garage fully involved in fire.

The fire was quickly brought under control within 30 minutes and no injuries were reported. Alliant Energy was called to secure a downed power line in the backyard.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Local 5 will update this story if more information becomes available.

ORIGINAL: Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue respond to a detached garage fire, downed power lines

FRIDAY 4/16/2021 9:22 a.m.

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue (FDLFR) responded to a detached garage that was on fire, and assistance is needed for downed power lines.

According to the FDLFR’s Facebook post, Alliant Energy is needed for some downed power lines. There is no information on the cause of the fire.

The detached garage fire is at 114 East 9th Street.

FDLFR says the fire is now under control.

Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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