GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Green Bay Metro Fire respond to garage fire on the city’s east side

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TUESDAY 01/11/22 8:45 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)- Green Bay Metro Fire released new details regarding a recent fire on the east side of the city on Tuesday, January 11.

The Green Bay Police assisted the Fire Department with the incident that occurred around 5:30 p.m.

Authorities responded to a fire in an attached garage to a unit at an apartment building at the intersection of Humboldt Road and University Avenue. Once on scene, heavy smoke could be seen from the garage door and from out of a window of the garage, according to the release.

GBMF began attacking the fire and managed to contain it within 10 minutes before the fire extended past the garage. Due to smoke damage, the residents of two different apartments are without a home at this time. The estimated damages are around $30,000.

A cause has not been released at this time. Local Five will update this story with more details when they are available.

HAPPENING NOW: First responders on scene of “incident” in Green Bay

TUESDAY 01/11/22 6:34 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)- On Tuesday, January 11, multiple first responders are at the intersection of Humboldt Road and University Avenue.

Currently on-scene are Green Bay Police, Green Bay Metro Fire, and members of Wisconsin Public Service. (WPS)

Local Five reached out to Authorities who confirmed that Law Enforcement is responding to an “incident” but did not confirm any details regarding the purpose at this time.

Local Five was able to capture footage from the intersection on the east side of the city.

No other information has been released at this time. Local Five will continue to update this story when new details emerge.

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