WEDNESDAY 12/8/2021 9:26 a.m.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – A Fond du Lac man was arrested for allegedly intentionally starting a fire at a Fond du Lac home.
According to the Fond du Lac Police Department, the fire was determined suspicious and intentionally set after an investigation. The fire happened at 302 North Macy Street.
A 40-year-old Fond du Lac man was arrested for Arson and Criminal Damage to Property. He was transported to the Fond du Lac County Jail. Officials say no one was injured.
The incident is still under investigation, and authorities are saying this is an isolated incident.
Local 5 will continue to update this story as more information is released.
ORIGINAL: House fire in Fond du Lac causes extensive damage
TUESDAY 12/7/2021 5:42 p.m.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV)- The Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue Department responded to a house fire on Tuesday, December 7.
The initial call, which came in around 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, describes smoke coming from the attic of the home.
Fire crews were dispatched to 302 N. Macy Street in Fond du Lac. Once on scene, First Responders were greeted with heavy fire conditions that were coming from the first floor.
The fire was quickly extinguished, but officials say extensive damage occurred to the home. The single resident of the home was inside when the fire occurred, but escaped without injury.
The cause of the fire is currently still under investigation. FDLFR crew members will be out in local neighborhoods on Wednesday, December 8, to provide residents with “fire safety literature.”
No other information has been released at this time. Local Five will update this story when new details emerge.