Fire At Big Jay’s Smoke Shop In Downtown FDL

Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue crews were called out Thursday June 17, 2021 at 7:39 a.m., to respond to reports of a fire at Big Jay’s Smoke Shop at 111 S. Main St.

Upon arrival crews observed smoke conditions inside the 3-story mixed business/residential occupancy, with a fire located on the first floor inside the business. The fire was extinguished but not before it caused a moderate amount of damage inside and smoke damage throughout the building. 

All residential occupants were able to escape without injury, the business was closed and unoccupied at the time of the fire. The Red Cross has been called to assist displaced residents. 

Main St and First St were closed for an extended period while fire crews worked to extinguish the fire.    Alliant Energy, City Water Utility and City Building & Code were called to the scene to assist.