UPDATE: Hobart house reignites, crews on scene to put out flames

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THURSDAY 5/13/2021 5:17 a.m.

HOBART, Wis. (WFRV) – After battling a house fire on Wednesday, crews are back on the scene to put the reignited fire out.

According to the Hobart Fire Department, there are spot fires at the house and the department is at the scene putting them out. Around 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, the neighbor reported seeing flames again this morning.

There is no further information available at this time, Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

ORIGINAL: Hobart Fire Dept. battles house engulfed in flames, 9 departments respond

WEDNESDAY 5/12/2021 10:13 p.m.

HOBART, Wis. (WFRV) – The Hobart Fire Department responded late Wednesday night when a single-family home caught fire in Hobart.

According to a release, the department responded around 6 p.m. to the 1100th block of Hill Drive.

After arrival, fire crews say they found the home fully engulfed in flames and initial crews on scene confirmed the residents had left the structure safely.

The department says, overall, 9 departments to the fire with Tenders and Engine crews. The teams were able to extinguish the flames around 7:45 p.m.

Crew members say they are still on the scene performing overhaul operations and investigating the fire.

The homeowners are said to be safe and are staying with relatives in the area.

At this time there is no estimate of the damage or cause of fire.

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