Explosion And Fire At FDL Home

Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue got a call to 282 Breister Avenue Saturday afternoon for a reported explosion and fire. Fire Chief Peter O’Leary says when crews arrived they found a small fire on the outside of the single story ranch home. The fire was extinguished, but the home was filled with smoke. A fire was also discovered in the basement mostly contained to an area around a sump pump. No one was at home when the blaze began. There was moderate damage to the home. The time of the fire call was 4:03 p.m.

Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue photo.