Fire Destroys Home In The Town Of Calumet

Fire destroyed a home at N9932 Winnebago Heights Road in the Town of Calumet Wednesday afternoon. Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s officials say when deputies and the Calumet Fire Department arrived they were informed the house was vacant and flames were visible through the roof. It is believed the fire started near the furnace and the fire was not considered suspicious. The house was being renovated at the time of the blaze. No one was injured battling the fire. A dozen fire departments responded to the scene. The property is owned by James and Tamara Rufener of Slinger. The time of the fire call was shortly before 1:30 p.m.