Fire Damages Town of Friendship Home

A house fire in the Town of Friendship Saturday afternoon caused “significant” smoke damage, according to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s deputies along with fire crews from Van Dyne, North Fond du Lac the Town of Fond du Lac and Eldorado responded to the home on Lakeshore Drive around 2:15 Saturday afternoon.

A press release says the fire was contained to a second story bedroom, and is believed to have been caused by “negligent handling of smoking materials”. No one was home at the time of the fire, and the fire remains under investigation.